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  1. EL GRECO

  2. INDEX 1.- Biography 2.- HistoricalContext 3.- Characteristics of hiswork 4.- Paintings

  3. 1.-BIOGRAPHY 1.- He wasborn in Crete in 1541 ( Republican Venice) 2.- He livedtherefor 26 yearspaintingicons (byzantinetradition) 3.- In 1577 he travelledtoVenice and Rome. He studiedtherefor ten years. 4.- He arrived in Toledo ( Spain) in 1577 and he settlethereuntilhisdeath in 1614 Next year (2014)will mark the fourth centenary of his death

  4. 2.-Historical Context • RENAISSANCE (16th century) • REIGN OF HASBBURG (PHILIP II ) • -THE TIME OF CATHOLIC COUNTER

  5. Contemporaryartist Shakespeare Michelangelo Leonardo da Vinci Cervantes Copernico Sinan

  6. JULIO II ELISABETH II UnitedKingdom PHILIP II Spain FERNANDO HABSBURGO King of Hungary SÜLEYMAN I IMPERIO OTOMANO

  7. 3.-CHARACTERISTICS OF HIS PAINGTINGS A)Religiousissues B)Colourful ( Rangeswarm and cold) -C) Division in thetable in twozones ( celestial and terrenal) -D)Elongated figures( MANNERISM)

  8. A)RELIGIOUS THEMES BAPTISM OF SAN JUAN

  9. B) COLOURFUL

  10. CELESTIAL AREA C)TWO DIFFERENTS AREAS TERRENAL AREA BAPTISM OF SAN JUAN

  11. D)Elongated figures Mannerismstyle BAPTISM OF SAN JUAN

  12. Expressive faces and hands BAPTISM OF SAN JUAN

  13. EXPRESSIVES EYES EXPRESIVES HANDS

  14. 4.- PAINTINGS PAINTIGNS IN CRETA PAINTINGS IN ITALIA PAINTINGS IN EL ESCORIAL PAINTIGNS IN TOLEDO ( Greco`sHouse, Cathedral, Sto Tome ´s Church, StaCruz`sMuseum) PAINTINGS IN DIFERENTS MUSEUMS OF THE WORLD

  15. Paintings in Crete ICONS

  16. Paintings in Italy Christheals a blind HE STUDIED WIHT DE VENETIAN PAINTERS -TITIANO -VERONES AND ROMAN PAINTERS -MIGUEL ANGEL

  17. Paintings in Monastery Escorial (Madrid)

  18. His work did not please the king and went to Toledo TheMartyrdom of St. Maurice

  19. Paintings in Toledo HIS CLIENTS WERE “THE CLERGY” (Monasteries, Convents) MOST OF HIS FAMOUS PAINTINGS ARE IN TOLEDO 1.-MUSEUM OF GRECO ( Saints, landscape of Toledo …) 2.-SACRISTY OF TOLEDO CATHEDRAL( Thespoliation of Chris) 3.-STO TOME `S CHURCH (The Burial of Count Orgaz)

  20. IN THE 16TH CENTURY , TOLEDO WAS A VERY IMPORTANT SPANISH TOWN

  21. GRECO`S MUSEUM (TOLEDO) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z70yFEYjTzk

  22. NIGHT LANDSCAPE OF TOLEDO

  23. SERIES OF APOSTLES GRECO´S MUSEUM

  24. TEARS OF SAN PEDRO

  25. CATHEDRAL OF TOLEDO

  26. ceiling painted by Luca Giordano The sacristy is where priests dress

  27. http://www.catedralprimada.es/sacristia/ Sacristy

  28. Theexpoliaton of Christ The table tells the time that Christ will be crucified and will be stripped of his robe

  29. THE BURIAL OF THE COUNT OF ( Iglesia Sto Tomé) 1588 IT`S HIS MASTERPIECE , IT WAS VALUED at 1.200 escudos ( 90.000 euros nowadays)

  30. 4,80 cm 3,60 cm

  31. SoulCount Selfportrait Thecorpse

  32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/duckmarx/4673400073/

  33. EL GRECO AND MUSEUMS OF THE WORLD MOST OF HIS PAINTINS ARE IN TOLEDO, BUT THERE ARE HIS PAINTINGS IN DIFERENTS MUSEUMS OF THE WORLD

  34. MUSEO DEL PRADO ( Madrid) GENTLEMAN WITH HIS HAND ON HIS BREAST TheHoly Trinity

  35. Adoration of theShepherds Baptism of Christ

  36. NATIONAL GALLERY ( London) Laocoon and hischildren

  37. LOUVRE MUSEUM (Paris) Saint Luis King of France

  38. ERMITAGE ( Moscu ) APOSTLES

  39. UFIZZI ( ITALY) Saint JUAN AND Saint FRANCISCO

  40. NEWS OF GRECO IN POLAND Dorota Pikula,  a historian Polish , discovered 45 yearsago a painting of El Greco in Siedlce, (nexttoPodznan), a littetownfromPoland. Thepaintingtitled “ Saint Francisco” wasfound in a littlechurch.

  41. THE LAST NEW ABOUT THE GRECO 30 enero 2013 Nueva York. Sotheby`sHouse has sold a painting of El Greco by 750.000 $

  42. We hope youhavefoundthistoyourliking and THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION