Margaret Sankey's Reviews > Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America

Painter in a Savage Land by Miles Harvey
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Jul 23, 2011

really liked it

The "Painter" involved was a Huguenot Frenchman who survived the massacre by the Spanish at Fort Caroline and later got a pity job as the embroidery designer for Charles I's wife Henrietta Maria. The botanical and ethnographic watercolors are beautifully reproduced.

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