Capoeira Drawings by Kalixto

Posted by on Sunday, October 21, 2012 Under: Art


Title: Capoeira Drawings
Artist: Kalixto Cordeiro
Datec.
1906
Info:  A series of drawings that depict a couple of well-dressed Capoeira fighters in battle.
Note the use of the ‘navalha’ (barber’s razor) in the centre picture, a weapon synonymous
with the ‘o malandro’ (criminal/bad boy)

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Tags: capoeira  brazil  "kalixto cordeiro"  "capoeira drawings"  "o malandro" 

 

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