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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 used to be courtroom painter to the colonial governor of Dutch Brazil, created life-size work of Amerindians, Africans, and Brazilians of combined race in help of the governor’s undertaking to record the folk and ordinary background of the colony. during this learn, Rebecca Parker Brienen offers 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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