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Recycled wood sculpture, 'Faith and Smiles' - Recycled Wood Favela Homes Sculpture from Brazil

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Recycled Wood Favela Homes Sculpture from Brazil, "Faith and Smiles"

byArnaldo de Moraes: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (2)
Arnaldo de Moraes captures the character and energy of Rio de Janeiro's iconic... more

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Arnaldo de Moraes captures the character and energy of Rio de Janeiro's iconic favelas in this colorful sculpture. He crafts three detailed homes from recycled wood and finishes them in a true-to-life paint job and includes the words sorria, which means "smiles" and fe, which means "faith". A laundry line with drying laundry adds to the scene's charm.

Arnaldo is a native of Rio de Janeiro and the city remains one of his biggest inspirations. His work has been profiled in Guia de Artes Plasticas Brasil and is regularly exhibited around the country.

  • 0.35 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 28 cm H x 25.3 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • 11" H x 10" W x 2.6" D

  • Cedar, pine and imbuia woods, cotton fabric
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
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Alice

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06/29/2021

"I love this picture."

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I am lucky enough to get to see this beautiful piece of art every day. I love it!

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lisa a.

From near paris but i am from san francisco

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03/14/2019

"wonderful"

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this is a striking painting with presence. it is now framed with a gold frame which goes well with the richness of the colors.however it cost a fortune to frame! as i am 64 i like supporting this older master.

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Colorful Favela II, Expressionist Rio de Janeiro Favela Painting in Jewel Colors

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