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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also known as“El Greco”
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 figures in El Greco’s works have elongated features. (Look at the fingers, necks, bodies, etc.)
The Burial of Count Orgaz
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 is considered one of the best depictions of the sky in Western art.
I am consideredthe first Spanish
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Soy de Crete.
Me gusta Toledo.