Domenikos Theotocopoulos. The artist also known as “El Greco”. El Greco . El Greco (The Greek ) was born in Crete in 1541. As a young man, like many Greek painters, he moved to Venice and then Rome, Italy, where he studied art. . Crete. This is probably a self- portait of El Greco .
also known as“El Greco”
This is probably a self-portait
of El Greco.
Soy guapo… soy muy, muyguapo….
Toledo is a beautiful city, a former capital of the Spanish empire, and a place where Christians, Muslims, and Jews coexist. El Greco completed most of his famous works there.
The Disrobing of Christ
El Entierro del SeñorOrgaz-
The Burial of Count Orgaz
This large painting is divided into two sections.
The upper portion represents heaven, or the celestial, and there we see Christ, the Virgin Mary, angels and saints.
2) The lowerpartrepresentsearth, ortheterrestrial. Here are representedmanyfamouspeople of the time, includingtheartisthimself.
Vista de Toledo-View of Toledo
I am consideredthe first Spanish
TAKE THAT, PICASSO!
Me again…. Can you see where I signed my Greek name?
Soy de Crete.
Me gusta Toledo.