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San Salvador

Posted by on Friday, May 24, 2013, In : Art 

:  San Salvador

Date:  1835

Artist:  Johann Moritz Rugendas

Infomation:  Illustration by German artist Johann Moritz Rugendas, inspired by his time on an expedition to Brazil.

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Mestre Besouro Manganga

Posted by on Thursday, May 23, 2013, In : Art 

An old sketch of Mestre Besouro Manganga fighting against a group of Brazilian police.
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Capoeira Painting by Augustus Earle

Posted by on Sunday, April 28, 2013, In : Art 

:  Negros Fighting


Artist:  Augustus Earle

Infomation:  This painting is an early rendition of an illegal capoeira fight in Rio de Janeiro.
It was painted by English born artist Augustus Earle during his three year spell in Brazil in the 1820s.

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Manduca da Praia Gang Fight

Posted by on Saturday, December 8, 2012, In : Art 

An engraving featuring Manduca da Praia and a group of capoeira fighters.

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The Dance of War

Posted by on Monday, July 30, 2012, In : Art 

Title: Capoeira or the Dance of War

Date: c1823

Artist: Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802 - 1858)

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