Henrique Alvim Correa (1876 - 1910) Oil on board painting of a General. Signed and dated lower right. Sight size: 12 x 9 inches. Henrique Alvim Corr?a ( Rio de Janeiro , January 30, 1876 - June 7, 1910 ) was a Brazilian painter , draftsman , engraver and illustrator based in Belgium . He became known for his work on science fiction , notably with the illustrations from the 1906 Belgian edition of HG Wells's The War of the Worlds . In Brazil , his work is generally classified as being Pre-Modernist . He also produced works on military life, mainly on the Franco-Prussian War ( 1870 - 1871 ); Others of an erotic nature , signed as "Henri LeMort". At the time of Wells' publication of the book, Corr?a already suffered from tuberculosis . He died a few years later, in 1910 , at the age of 34.