Scene depicted on the edge of a pier. In the foreground, in the center and on the right, a group of men, women and children, some sitting on chests and others standing. On the right, you can see Príncipe Dom João wearing a hat, red jacket, yellow vest, fluffy shorts, white socks with black shoes and a band. Around him, men and a coach with pairs of horses, with female figures inside. In the background, on the left, the sea with boats and the fortress with the flag flying. On the right, on the dock platform, ox cart and lamp posts. In the background, on the right, houses where you can see a vehicle with upright horses and a group of people. Dark blue sky. Golden wood frame with plaque in the center at the bottom with the inscription: "DELARIVE (NICOLAS LOUIS ALBERT) / Neu 1764 + 1818 / (DE LA RIVA)".
Representation of the transfer of the Portuguese Court to Brazil on November 29, 1807. The Royal Family stayed until 1821, when D. João VI and many members of the nobility returned to Portugal.


  • Title: Embarkment of the Prince Regent to Brazil
  • Creator: Nicolas-Louis-Albert Delerive
  • Creator Lifespan: 1755 - 1818
  • Creator Nationality: Francês
  • Creator Gender: Masculino
  • Creator Death Place: Lisboa
  • Creator Birth Place: Lille
  • Date Created: 1807
  • Physical Dimensions: 90,7 x 118,7 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: Museu Histórico Nacional
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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