15) Carved arcade above the entrance to the Nossa Senhora do Carmo church. The distinct feature of the baroque architecture that developed in Minas Gerais and which was characteristic of Aleijadinho's work, was the substitution of the curve for the straight line.15) A arcada esculpida acima da entrada da Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo. A característica distinta da arquitetura barroca, que foi desenvolvida em Minas Gerais, e que era típica dos trabalhos de Aleijadinho, era a substituição da curva por uma linha reta.
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Brazil: The Colonial Legacy of Minas Gerais