Cristóvão de Figueiredo

Known works 1515-1543 Portugal/ High Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Cristóvão de Figueiredo trained with Jorge Afonso before working with Francisco Henriques, Gregório Lopes and Garcia Fernandes on altarpieces throughout Portugal. He also gained royal patronage and was highly regarded for his works. Artists commissioned drawings for paintings from him, and he did cartoons for tapestries. The National Museum of Ancient Art Lisbon houses several of his paintings.

 

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boy jesus among
the doctors

boy jesus among the doctors

christ deposed from
the cross

christ deposed from the cross


deposition

deposition

exaltation of the
holy cross

exaltation of the holy cross

hell.
attributed

hell attributed

 


holy trinity

holy trinity

Martyrdom of
Saint Andre

Martyrdom of Saint Andre

martyrdom of
saint hippolyte

martyrdom of saint hippolyte

transit of
the virgin

transit of the virgin