Landscape in Brazil, Frans Jansz Post, 1652

Landscape in Brazil, Frans Jansz Post, 1652

oil on canvas, h 282.5cm × w 210.5cm. More details

In the foreground of this Brazilian river landscape, Frans Post painted exotic plants and animals. A sugar plantation can be seen in the distance. The artist spent seven years in Brazil in the entourage of Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen, Governor of the Dutch West India Company. Johan Maurits early on commissioned Post to record the country and its inhabitants.

On display in room 2.10 Frans Jansz. Post

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