1911 Salvador, Brasil - 2006 Salvador, Brasil. Conducted numerous projects for public institutions at the same time that he developed his original work in Salvador, Bahia, revealing his hometown’s characters, architecture, historical monuments, manners and customs, and the dialogue between art and religion. In the early 1980’s a flood raided his home and damaged about 10,000 negatives. In 2008 the exhibition “Abundant City - unlike Bahia” was held at the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, showing a set of 120 images produced between 1928 and 1960. The photos always full of calm and tranquility, those are the essence of Voltaires works. Currently his estate has approximately 2,000 images, including negatives and glass plates.