José dos Reis Carvalho (ca. 1798/1800 - Rio de Janeiro, ca. 1892?) Was a Brazilian painter, draftsman and teacher. In 1824, he joined the first class of the painting course at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts (AIBA), when he was a student of Jean-Baptiste Debret. He was a member of the Scientific Exploration Commission, responsible for documenting the ethnographic, zoological and botanical aspects of the Brazilian hinterland, between 1859 and 1861.


  • Title: Church of Our Lady of Prazeres at Aracati
  • Creator: José dos Reis Carvalho
  • Date Created: 1859-09-06
  • Location: Aracati, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: 19,3 x 29 cm
  • Fotógrafa: Bárbara Primo
  • External Link: Museu Histórico Nacional
  • Medium: Watercolor

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