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Thursday, 20 December 2012

DuPlessis 1690-1725. 1700ad Painting shows Capot.

DuPlessis 1700ad.
"My drawings of their bodies and clothes are true to life."
DuPlessis journal, 1690-1725.


2 comments:

Gorges Smythe said...

Wonder what the fire in the boat was about?

Le Loup said...

At night Indians light fires in the boat/canoe to attract the fish. I realise it is daylight, but I think the artist wanted to cover that part of it in one picture.
Keith.