Brazilian Landscape, Frans Jansz Post, 1670 - 1680

Brazilian Landscape, Frans Jansz Post, 1670 - 1680

oil on panel, h 22.5cm × w 28cm. More details

Frans Post travelled to Brazil in 1637 as part of the entourage of Governor Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen. Once there, he made paintings and drawings of the exotic landscape. On the artist’s return to the Dutch Republic in 1644, he made romanticized ‘Brazilian’ landscapes, like this little panel.

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