[French, n.d., c.1860s.]
Coloured lithograph, no title. Large margins.
A view of Angra do Heroísmo, featuring the Monte Brasil volcanic peak and Fortress, looking towards the south coast of the island of Terceira, one of the Portuguese Azores islands in the North Atlantic Ocean. Shipping in the harbour. Louis Le Breton was born in Brittany, France isn 1818 and became a surgeon. He was also a talented artist (painter, draughtsman and lithographer) who served on board the Astrolabe (1839-1840), making paintings and drawings of Australian, New Zealand and other Pacific and far eastern subjects. He died in Paris in 1866.
[Ref: 22250] £370.00