Painting representing the arrival of Silva Paes in Rio Grande. In the center, highlighted, with long hair, male military uniform, sash with decoration on the neck, holding sword in left hand. He is flanked by two men in uniforms, the one on the right holding a flag, with two more men behind him and on the right, a man in military attire playing a drum. Below, crouching, another man holds a barrel. On the left side, an Indian, half-naked, observe, with his head tilted to the right, and a bow and arrow. In the background, on the left, a ship with lowered sails; further down, three men, one holding an oar, and on the right, a longboat with men on board, and to the side, the tip of another longboat.


  • Title: Silva Paes's arrival
  • Creator: Aldo Locatelli
  • Date Created: 1953
  • Physical Dimensions: 1,74 m x 1,60 m

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