Juan Pantoja de la Cruz

(1553 - 1608)
Juan Pantoja de La Cruz was a Spanish painter, one of the best representatives of the Spanish school of court painters. He worked for Philip II and Philip III. The Museo del Prado contains examples of his severe portraiture style.

Juan Pantoja de La Cruz was born in 1553 in Valladolid. Very little is known of his formative years as a painter. He w...
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