Bumba-meu-Boi is a folk dance of Brazilian culture, especially in the Northeast. The dance originated in the eighteenth century, as a form of criticism of the social situation of blacks and Indians. The Bumba-meu-boi combines elements of comedy, drama, satire and tragedy, trying to demonstrate the fragility of man and the brute strength of an ox.
“ Romeo and Juliet Hugues Merle (French, Oil on canvas. Merle is often compared with William-Adolphe Bourguereau. Born two years apart, both graduated from the École de Beaux-Arts, were members of the French Academy and.