Adopted son of J. Borges, Manasses works with his stepbrother J. Miguel to create xilogravuras based on the life and celebrations of their beloved Northeast. They have an atelier on the outskirts of Bezerros, and work together to carry on the tradition for which their father has become famous.


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Cordel artists from
the Northeast

Bezerros, Pernambuco
Amaro Francisco Borges
J. Miguel
J. Borges
Manasses Borges
Severino Borges

Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará
Abraão Batista
José Lourenço

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