Brazilian Village, Frans Jansz Post, 1675 - 1680

Brazilian Village, Frans Jansz Post, 1675 - 1680

oil on panel, h 20.5cm × w 26.5cm. More details

The province of Pernambuco, which the Dutch captured from the Portuguese, was home to many different ethnic groups. In the foreground is an Indian family; further back a Dutch couple strolls towards the verandah; and standing at the porch railing are a veiled Portuguese woman and a slave with a basket on his head.

On display in room 2.10 Frans Jansz. Post 1623 Trade with the West: WIC

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