Afonso, Jorge or Affonso
Portuguese, 15th – 16th century, male.
Born c. 1475; died c. 1540.
Painter. Religious subjects.
Jorge Afonso lived in Santo Domingo and was brother-in-law of the painter Francesco Henriques. In 1508 he was appointed court painter to King Manuel I and in about 1529 to John III. He ran a studio in Lisbon where his son-in-law Gregorio Lopes, his nephew Garcia Fernandes and many other artists worked, including, in ...