Botelho, Carlos

1937

Portugal 1937 Exposition Internationale de Paris

Portugal 1937 Exposition Internationale de Paris

DESCRIPTION: Very fine map of Portugal in a simple, folksy, pictorial style. For a brochure "Portugal Gastronomique" to support the Portugese exhibit at the 1937 International Exhibition of Arts and Techniques in Paris, France May 4 to November 27, 1937. There, pavilions of the participating countries were built along the Seine. These structures were projects by the outstanding architects of the time.

On the recto French text written by Albino Forjaz Sampaio and simple images related to traditional Portugese food. (Source: http://garfadasonline.blogspot.com/2013/04/portugal-gastronomico-na-exposicao-de.html

Signed within as "Botelho 37". Carlos Botelho (1899-1982) was a multi-faceted artist, illustrator, and caricaturist. Lito National - Porto.

CREATOR: Botelho, Carlos

PUBLICATION DATE: 1937

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Portugal

BODY OF WATER: Atlantic Ocean

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean and strong, colors vibrant and rich. Old repair with tape to close a small unobtrusive tear at top center.

COLORING: Yes, lithographed color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 22 " x 17 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 88

PRICE: $400


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