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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Assumption of the Virgin - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Assumption of the Virgin
Christ Carrying The Cross - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Christ Carrying The Cross
Portrait of Pius V (detail) - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Portrait of Pius V (detail)
A Prelate - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
A Prelate
St. John the Evangelist - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
St. John the Evangelist
View of Toledo (detail) 1597-99 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
View of Toledo (detail) 1597-99
The Annunciation 1600s - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
The Annunciation 1600s
Pentecost - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Pentecost
The Annunciation 1596-1600 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
The Annunciation 1596-1600
St  Francis In Meditation - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
St Francis In Meditation
The Martyrdom of St Maurice and his Legions (detail)... - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
The Martyrdom of St Maurice and his Legions (detail)...
Portrait of a Sculptor 1576-78 - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-greco-foundation.org
Portrait of a Sculptor 1576-78

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