19. Mamão e melancia (Papaya and Watermelon), 1860. Agostinho José da Motta was one of the early still-life painters in Brazil, following a long tradition in Dutch and Spanish art. The variety of Brazil's tropical fiuits provides sumptuous and abundant subject matter.
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Brazil: Modern Brazilian Painting