Afro-Brazilian Dance, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1820-24

Source

Painted by Augustus Earle (1793-1838); original in National Library of Australia, Canberra (nla.pic-an2822606)

Description

Water color on paper titled Negro fandango scene, Campo St. Anna, Rio de Janeiro. Men, women, and children are shown dancing; the scene includes musical instruments (e.g., drums), people with pottery vessels, fruit. Augustus Earle, an English painter who travelled widely, lived in Rio from early 1820 to early 1824, with occasional trips to Chile and Peru during that period.

Creator

Earle, Augustus

Date Created

1820-1824

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

IMG02
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