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Carlos Bastos (1925-2004)
He was born in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, October 12, 1925, and died there March 13, 2004 (at the age of 78).
He began painting at age 16. He studied fine arts in Salvador and then in Rio de Janeiro. He also studied art in New York and Paris (1957-1958) He belonged to a group of artists that included Jorge Amado (also from Bahia) (1912-2001), whose books Bastos illustrated, and Mario Cravo Carybe (accent on the last "e"), another well-known Bahian a (showing 500 of 1025 characters).