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Last NameChristus    
Given NamePetrus    
alt. NamesP. C. ; Pierre Christus / Petrs Kristus / Πέτρους Κρίστους‏ ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1410 c. in the duchy of Brabant    
Year died1475 or 1476    
Place of deathBruges ?     
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Educationpossibly a pupil of Jan van Eyck    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked for    
Patronageburghers' lodge in Bruges (citizenship in this Flemish center of international commerce in 1644); Duke Philip the Good of Burgundy (c. 1419-67) ;    
Collaborators    
Techniquesminiature illumination & occasionally natural history painting ; innovations with linear perspective     
Sample(s)http://www.socialhistoryofart.com/photos/Art-15th-Century/ChristusGoldsmith1449%20AC%20Web.jpg    
Archival sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petrus_Christus ; http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/petr/hd_petr.htm    
Published sourcesDictionnaire universel de la peinture ; P. Robert (1975) ; Davidson 2008: 2-4 & color plate 1 ;     
otherSouth Netherlandish painter, active in Bruges from 1444.    
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