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Cristóvão Lopes

c. 1516-1594 Portugal/High Renaissance


Brief Biography-Cristóvão Lopes of Lisbon was the son and pupil of Gregório Lopes. He was also a pupil of Alonso Sánchez Coello, trained under Anthonis Mor, the Dutch portraitist. On his father’s death, Cristóvão became a painter for King John III. He was principally a portraitist influenced by the mannerist style of Antwerp. His religious paintings are in the Chapel at Belem, and Royal portraits are on view in the Lisbon Museum of Ancient Art.


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queen catherine
of austria

queen catherine of austria

portrait of
don joao III

portrait of don joao three


queen catherine

saint sebastian

saint sebastian attrb

marriage of
the virgin

marriage of the virgin

departure of the
relics of saint auta

departure from cologne of the relics of saint auta

king john III
of portugal

king john three of portugal