Vasco Fernandes ‘Grão Vasco’

c.1475-1542 Portugal/High Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Vasco Fernandes of Viseu, Portugal executed his works in that city and regions throughout Portugal. He painted Altarpieces in many churches including the cathedral of Viseu and Lamego. The artist Gaspar Vaz, also of Viseu, assisted him in his undertakings. He was considered as the greatest Portuguese artist of the period and was known as ‘Grão Vasco’, the Great Vasco. Paintings by him can be seen in the Grão Vasco National Museum in Viseu.

 

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adoration of
the magi

adoration of the magi

assumption of
the virgin

assumption of the virgin

jesus in the house
of marta

jesus in the house of marta


last supper

last supper


pentecostes

pentecostes

portrait of vasco
fernandes

portrait of vasco fernandes


saint peter

saint peter