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By Rebecca Parker Brienen

Visions of Savage Paradise is the 1st significant book-length research of seventeenth-century Dutch artist Albert Eckhout to be released in approximately seventy years. Eckhout, who was once courtroom painter to the colonial governor of Dutch Brazil, created life-size work of Amerindians, Africans, and Brazilians of combined race in aid of the governor’s venture to rfile the folk and traditional background of the colony. during this examine, Rebecca Parker Brienen presents an in depth research of Eckhout’s works, framing them with discussions of either their colonial context and modern inventive practices within the Dutch republic.

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By Rebecca Parker Brienen

Visions of Savage Paradise is the 1st significant book-length research of seventeenth-century Dutch artist Albert Eckhout to be released in approximately seventy years. Eckhout, who was once courtroom painter to the colonial governor of Dutch Brazil, created life-size work of Amerindians, Africans, and Brazilians of combined race in aid of the governor’s venture to rfile the folk and traditional background of the colony. during this examine, Rebecca Parker Brienen presents an in depth research of Eckhout’s works, framing them with discussions of either their colonial context and modern inventive practices within the Dutch republic.

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