El Greco (1541 - April 7, 1614) was a painter, sculptor, and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. He usually signed his paintings in Greek letters with his full name, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, underscoring his Greek origin

El Greco was born in Crete, which was at that time part of the Republic of Venice, and the centre of Post-Byzantine art. He trained and became a master within that tradition before travelling at age 26 to Venice, as other Greek artists had done. In 1570 he moved to Rome, where he opened a workshop and executed a series of works. During his stay in Italy, El Greco enriched his style with elements of Mannerism and of the Venetian Renaissance. In 1577 he moved to Toledo, Spain, where he lived and worked until his death. In Toledo, El Greco received several major commissions and produced his best known paintings. (From Wikipedia)


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The Burial of the Count of Orgaz (detail 2) 1586-88 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
The Burial of the Count of Orgaz (detail 2) 1586-88
The Resurrection (detail 1) 1596-1600 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
The Resurrection (detail 1) 1596-1600
Apostle St Paul 1610-14 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Apostle St Paul 1610-14
Adoration of the Shepherds (detail) 1596-1600 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Adoration of the Shepherds (detail) 1596-1600
Christ in Agony on the Cross 1600s - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Christ in Agony on the Cross 1600s
Portrait of Dominican (or Trinitarian) Friar 1600s - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Portrait of Dominican (or Trinitarian) Friar 1600s
St Andrew and St Francis 1595 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
St Andrew and St Francis 1595
The Ecstasy of St Francis c. 1580 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
The Ecstasy of St Francis c. 1580
Fray Hortensio Félix Paravicino c. 1609 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Fray Hortensio Félix Paravicino c. 1609
Apostle St Thaddeus (Jude) 1610-14 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Apostle St Thaddeus (Jude) 1610-14
Portrait Of Giulio Clovio - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Portrait Of Giulio Clovio
The Last Supper - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
The Last Supper

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