Manuel Pereira da Silva (1920-2003)

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Manuel Pereira da Silva (1920-2003)
Charcoal on paper glued on cardboard.
Signed and dated from 1955.
Dim.: 41,5 x 30 cm.

Manuel Pereira da Silva was one of the founding members of the group "Independentes" (The Independents) in Porto, during the 40's, together with Júlio Resende, Nadir Afonso, Eduardo Tavares, Aureliano Lima, Fernando Lanhas, Jorge Vieira, António de Assunção Sampaio and Guilherme Camarinha, among others. In the words of Júlio Resende: "A non-conformism mood lured among colleagues given the local passiveness. The idea emerged in view of this situation for we formed a group of "independents" regarding stylistic processes".

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