The Flemish renaissance painter, Anthonis Mor van Dashorst, was also known as Antonio Moro (the hispanicised version of his name). He was born in Utrecht in 1517 where he was apprenticed to Jan van Scorel. In 1547 he moved to Antwerp and later worked in Brussels. There he met the Emperor Charles V and his son Philip II, thanks to his patron Antonio Perrenot, the famous cardinal Granvela. Mor held the post of Spanish court painter and did numerous portraits of royal figures, such as Mary Tudor. He worked for a time in Spain but left the country in 1558, possibly because the InquisitionCONTEXTOS Venetian style perfectly with [Flemish painting#ESTILOS#9] tradition. They are notable for their descriptive detail and the way they capture the sitter's character. He established the model for the court portrait that Sánchez Coello, Pantoja de la Cruz and even Velázquez later developed.