Art & History
BASTO (Pinto, Comandante)
107 AGUARELAS do Comandante Pinto Basto. Com um estudo biográfico de Luiz Teixeira. Lisboa: Ministério da Marinha, 1974.
X, 28,  pp.: il.; 280 mm. Original bidding.
Facsimile edition of this extraordinary work of reproduction of watercolors executed by Comandante Pinto Basto during his magnificent travels to the four corners of the world. Joined the Navy at a very young age, later accompanying the official trips of King D.Carlos, he passed through Ceylon, Singapore, the Red Sea, Macau, where he lived and attended the birthday parties of Queen Victoria, Hong Kong, Saigon, India, Japan, Paris, London, and many other places.
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