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Abreu, Simão de

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00000395
Abreu, Simão de

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Portuguese, 16th century, male.

Painter, decorative designer.

Simão de Abreu collaborated with Domingos Vieira and other artists on the decoration of the convent of Christ in Tomar. He is known principally for his seven altarpieces for the church's charola (processional way).

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Subjects: Painting ; Professional Interior Design ; 17th-Century Art ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400) ; Religious Art ; Christian Art

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