One of the seven bronze busts representing Presidents of the Republic, made by Nicolina Vaz de Assis (1874-1941), in the collection of the Museum of the Republic. Born in Campinas (SP), Nicolina was one of the first Brazilian women to make a career as a sculptor. She was a student at the National School of Fine Arts (Rio) and at the Julien Academy (Paris).


  • Title: Bust of Rodrigues Alves
  • Creator: Nicolina Vaz de Assis
  • Date Created: 1887/1941
  • Location Created: Fonderie Valsuani, Chevreuse, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 72 x 67 x 39 cm
  • Medium: Bronze and Marble
  • Coleção: Rodrigues Alves

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