Painting Brazil for the Dutch art market, Frans Post, Landscape with Ruins in Olinda


Frans Post, Landscape with Ruins in Olinda, 1663, oil on panel, 22.9 x 29.2 cm (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)


Additional resources

This work at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Center for Netherlandish Art at the MFA Boston

Hochstrasser, “Visual Impact: the long legacy of artists of Dutch Brazil,” Legacy of Dutch Brazil, ed. Michiel van Groesen (2014), pp. 248–283.

Quentin Buvelot, “Frans Post (1612–1680): Catalogue Raisonné by Pedro & Bia Corrêa do Lago,” Burlington Magazine 150 (2008), pp. 116–117, note 2.

Frederick J. Duparc, “Dutch and Flemish Masterworks: From the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo,” Collection: A Supplement to Golden (Boston: 2020), pp. 78–82, cat. no. 15.

Pedro & Bia Corrêa do Lago, “Frans Post, 1612–1680: catalogue raisonné,” (Milan: 2007).

“Bewogen Beeld: op zoek naar Johan Maurits (Shifting image: in search of Johan Maurits),” The Hague,
(Mauritshuis: Waanders Publishers, 2019).

Carolina Monteiro and Erik Odegard, “Johan Maurits van Nassau-Siegen and his Role in Slavery, Slave
trade, and Slave Smuggling in Dutch Brazil,” Journal of Early American History, 2020.

Cite this page as: Dr. Anna C. Knaap and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank, "Painting Brazil for the Dutch art market, Frans Post, Landscape with Ruins in Olinda," in Smarthistory, January 10, 2023, accessed February 6, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/frans-post-landscape-with-ruins-in-olinda/.