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Festa da Conceicao da Praia by Carlos Bastos
1962
Oil on canvas
28.75 X 36.25 Inches (73 X 92 CM)
Carlos Bastos (1925–2004) was an artist and painter, leader of the Brazilian Modernist Movement in Bahia. He was a student of Mendonça Filho and Alberto Valença. His significant works include the Saint John the Baptist Chapel mural at the Parque e Museu Histórico Nacional, in Rio de Janeiro and the vast murals for the Bahian Congress Building. Carlos Bastos also earned fame as an illustrator and set designer. Bastos is mentioned in two of Jorge Amado´s books
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