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Aleijandinho (Antonio Francisco Lisboa)

Antonio Francisco Lisboa "O Aleijandinho" (Vila Rica [now Ouro Preto] 1738 - Vila Rica 1814), Colonial Brazil-born sculptor and architect, noted for his works on and in various churches of Brazil. The nickname Aleijadinho means 'little cripple' (Wikipedia).


Photo Year Name Address Place
Virgem protegendo os escravos 1773 Virgem protegendo os escravos
(Virgin protecting the slaves)
Rua Padre Rolim
Ouro Preto (Brazil)
São Francisco de Assis 1774 São Francisco de Assis
(Saint Francis of Assisi)
Rua São Francisco de Assis
Ouro Preto (Brazil)