Naif Paintings $40 to $60(23 items)
Welcome to the Naif Paintings $40 to $60 Gallery at NOVICA.
J. Borges Original woodcut prints
"It was not until the age of twelve that I attended school for the first time, but for just ten months... The day I could write my name and read was a big event."
Popular Naif Paintings $40 to $60
Hummingbird Garden Blue and White Brazilian Woodcut Print, "The Hummingbirds"$47.99
The sun peeks over a cashew tree as the early morning sky is abuzz with the whirr of wings. Seeking nectar in the cool of the day, busy hummingbirds probe every tiny blossom they see. Nestled in a crook of the branches, baby birds await breakfast in their nest in this elegant composition. Ivan Borges works in the woodcut technique to create the naif image in blue and white.
Titled "Os Beija-Flores" in Portuguese.
Osprey with Fish Color Woodcut Print by J. Borges in Brazil, "Fish Hawk"$49.99
With naif style and vivid color, J. Borges depicts an osprey perches on a flowering tree with the fish it has just seized from the ocean. Birds are a favorite theme for the Brazilian artist, who creates his woodcut prints freehand. The osprey is also known as the fish hawk, sea hawk or river hawk, and fishes by diving to the water's surface.
Xylograph (woodcut) print on paper, titled "O Gavião Pescador" in Portuguese.
Colorful Starry Sky Woodcut Print by J. Borges in Brazil, "Starry Sky"$49.99
Stars can still be seen in the early morning sky where sun and moon linger briefly together. Yet bright birds have awakened and soar skyward amid fruit trees, bringing their many colors to this delightful naif composition. J. Borges creates a cheerful woodcut print that celebrates the beauty of the Brazilian countryside.
Xylograph (woodcut) print on paper, titled "Céu Estrelado" in Portuguese.
Bird Family Multicolor Woodcut Print by J. Borges in Brazil, "The Hen and Her Chicks"$59.99
Baby chicks cluster around their mother hen, each flaunting bright plumage in different colors. Watching over them attentively, the mother bird dwarfs her eleven diminutive babies as they bask in the shade of a green tree. J. Borges creates a delightful woodcut print in his hallmark naif style as he recalls his childhood in rural Brazil.
Xylograph (woodcut) print on paper, titled "A Galinha e os Pintinhos" in Portuguese.