… This first moment was called study of plans. The use of engravings became more usual due to the difficulties of if obtaining original models. The M.D.J.VI keeps a great quantity of these engravings, that however had served to form the cast known in the cultural world of the country. Later, the apprenticees if gave to the studies of parts of the human body immediately afterwards to start the drawing of complete bodies, known as? academies. study if it even completed with drawings of molds in plaster and of greco-roman original copies.

The lessons of Anatomy and Physiology of the Passions, that were essential theoretical and practical lessons for the knowledge of the bones and muscles of the human body, were applied after the pupils soon to have discipline done it of Alive Model and consisted of great weight for the academic formation of the registered ones this session. Being that, of the lessons of Alive Model to pupils, artists and professors assigned for the Academic Body could only participate, with special license of the Director. This disciplines was created in 1831 and was given in the Imperial Academy of Beautiful Arts for doctors and obligator to the pupils of Architecture, Sculpture, Painting of Landscape and Historical Painting. The Painting professor of or Sculpture fit to choose varied bitipos human beings for the lessons. After only finished such stage, he was the qualified pupil you discipline to attend a course them following.

… does not have greater difficuldade that the figure human being, and the artist whom it takes the responsibility to guide the young artists will have continuously to observe that they do not turn aside d? this end: the figure human being …. (Bernardelli, 1890) In letter sent to the pupil Vtor Meirelles, winner of a prize of trip to France, Manuel de Arajo Port-Glad excites that ' ' he studies the naked, he studies anatomy, he studies the drawing well, and he sees if he takes Mr.