Francisco Brennand - Personagem do Amanhecer, 1977 (detail)

Francisco Brennand / Francisco de Paula de Almeida Brennand

November 17, 2020

Francisco Brennand was a famous Brazilian painter and sculptor, best known for his work in ceramics. He was educated in Paris, where he, after discovering the ceramic work of Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Fernand Léger, decided to become a ceramic artist.

Featured image: Francisco Brennand - Personagem do Amanhecer, 1977 (detail). Vitrified ceramics. 11 1/5 × 18 1/10 in. 28.5 × 46 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy of Bergamin & Gomide