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    Fratenelle Amazonie by Jean Mascii (CEPC, 1965). Fine/Very Fine. Signed Original Gouache Artwork on Illustration Board (19.5" X 25.5") used on French Moyenne .
    Many European documentaries about the indigenous peoples of South America have focused on the tribes' supposedly savage and barbaric lifestyle, especially documentaries from the 1960s aiming to shock first world audiences. The cinematic recordings of Swede Paul Lambert and his time spent among the native tribes, however, gave a more accurate look at their traditions and culture, and how modern development imperiled their way of life. French artist Jean Mascii follows Lambert's lead with this gouache illustration for the film, depicting indigenous South Americans as they actually spent their days: fishing, cooking, and playing music. A signed piece offered by Heritage for the first time, this artwork shows slight edge wear, corner bumps, pinholes, and some smudging. There are unobtrusive stains and mild foxing. Some of these issues may be due to the production process. Fine/Very Fine.


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