Portuguese painter born in Lisbon. of Greek origin. He studied architecture, which he abandoned in order to devote himself to painting. He began exhibiting in 1948, in the General Exhibitions of Fine Arts, and since then he has held several solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Portugal and abroad. He has collaborated in newspapers and magazines with critical texts and illustrations. His work as portrait painter show the influence of the Pop Art. He has painted several personalities of the Portuguese cultural life (Almada Negreiros, Manuel Baptista, Maria João Pires, Natália Correia, among others). He is the author of one of the panels in the “A Brasileira do Chiado” café. In 1985, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation showed an anthological exhibition of his painting, which was completed with a retrospective of his graphic and gouache works at the National Fine Arts Society. In 1990 he was awarded the AICA-SEC critics prize. In 1996, The Contemporary Art Museum of Chiado held a retrospective exhibition of his portraits (1955-74) . In 2000, the Serralves Foundation Museum presented the anthological exhibition “Prospective”, which brought together painting and drawing (1966 to 2000).