Afro-Brazilian Dance, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1820-24
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.
Painted by Augustus Earle (1793-1838); original in National Library of Australia, Canberra (nla.pic-an2822606)
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South America--Brazil--Rio de Janeiro
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