interior resembled the Portuguese in its barrenness and bad taste.2 Objets da#39;art were rare, partly because of the necessity ... Native artists, even those of recognized merit, devoted themselves solely to the grand style and produced pictures far too ... lovely old pieces decorated with leather and Portuguese silver which had dignified many of the better Brazilian homes. ... 2 M. F. J. de Santa Ana Nery, et al.
|Title||:||Order and Progress|
|Author||:||Gilberto Freyre, Rod William Horton|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 1986|