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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 .

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Domenikos theotocopoulos

DomenikosTheotocopoulos

The artist

also known as“El Greco”


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

Crete


Domenikos theotocopoulos

This is probably a self-portait

of El Greco.

  • El Greco’s actual name was DomenikosTheotocopoulos.

  • He signed most of his paintings with his name, like this: Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος

Soy guapo… soy muy, muyguapo….


In 1571 el greco moved to toledo spain

In 1571, El Greco moved to Toledo, Spain.

Hola!


Domenikos theotocopoulos

¡¡Québonita, Toledo!!

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.


Domenikos theotocopoulos

  • The figures in El Greco’s works have elongated features. (Look at the fingers, necks, bodies, etc.)


Domenikos theotocopoulos

The Disrobing of Christ

  • Many of his paintings were religious in nature.


Domenikos theotocopoulos

El Entierro del SeñorOrgaz-

The Burial of Count Orgaz


This large painting is divided into two sections

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.


Domenikos theotocopoulos

¡Es yo!


El entierro del se or orgaz

El Entierro del SeñorOrgaz

  • Thispaintingrepresentsthelegendarymiraclethatoccurred in 1323, whenCountOrgazdied. He was a verygenerousmanwholeft a lot of moneytothechurch. According to the legend, at the time he was buried, Saint Stephen and Saint Augustine descended in person from the heavens and buried him with their own hands in front of the the amazed mourners.


Domenikos theotocopoulos

  • El Entierro del SeñorOrgaz was painted from 1586-1588.

  • It is located in the Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo, Spain.


Domenikos theotocopoulos

Vista de Toledo-View of Toledo


Domenikos theotocopoulos

  • Vista de Toledo is considered one of the best depictions of the sky in Western art.

I am consideredthe first Spanish

landscape artist.

TAKE THAT, PICASSO!


Domenikos theotocopoulos

Me again…. Can you see where I signed my Greek name?


Domenikos theotocopoulos

  • Another painting of Toledo.


Domenikos theotocopoulos

Pararepasar:

Soy de Crete.

Soy guapo.

Megusta arte.

Megustapintar.

Megustareligión.

Me gusta Toledo.

  • ¡¡Adiós!!


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