diasporadash:

The nineteenth-century “impressionist” Pedro Figari, a Uruguayan painter enamored with the culture of the conventillo (poor tenement houses Afro-Uruguayans were forced to live in) and the candombe (dance, a local fusion of various African traditions)

[SOURCES:http://www.rau.edu.uy/uruguay/cultura/figari.htm, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candombe]