Photographer's Note

Church of Our Lady of Carmo
Its construction took place between 1766 and 1772 and the church was frequented by the aristocracy of Villa Rica. Participated in its ornamentation Aleijadinho, Manoel da Costa Ataide, among other artists. The decoration of this temple shows the elegance of the baroque-rococo period of mining colonial art. His works were bought by José Pereira dos Santos and Manuel Francisco Lisboa, Aleijadinho father of the great master, who was responsible for risk drafted in 1766.

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