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Antônio Francisco Lisboa, The Aleijadinho, was an architect and sculptor in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and is the patron of the Faculty of Architecture, Federal University of Minas Gerais. In the internal and external gardens of this building, there are some replicas of sculptures of the prophets that were made for the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus in Congonhas do Campo, Brazil. With her back to us, we also see a replica of the Venus de Milo in the lobby of the building.

Antônio Francisco Lisboa, O Aleijadinho, foi um arquiteto e escultor nos séculos XVIII e XIX e é o patrono da Escola de Arquitetura da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Nos jardins internos e externos do seu prédio, existem algumas réplicas de esculturas dos profetas que foram feitas para o Santuário do Bom Jesus em Congonhas do Campo, MG. Com as costas voltadas para nós, vemos também uma réplica da Vênus de Milo no hall do edifício.

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