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April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520. Italian painter.

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El Greco
Details of The Burial of Count Orgaz
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El Greco Details of The Burial of Count Orgaz
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El Greco

Greek-born Spanish Mannerist Painter, 1541-1614 Considered a representative of late Renaissance Spanish art, El Greco was actually born in Greece, on the island of Crete. After studying in Venice under Titian, El Greco settled in Toledo, Spain in 1577. At the time he was wildly popular, his emotionally religious paintings being just the ticket for the hometown of the Spanish Inquisition. After his death his work was largely ignored until the beginning of the 20th century; now he considered one of the inspired geniuses of Western art. His distinctive style features bold shapes and colors, with elongated and slightly distorted figures. In Toledo El Greco was in constant demand and liked living large: he maintained a private orchestra to accompany his meals.  Related Paintings of El Greco :. | The Annunciation | The Vision of St.John | fray hortensio felix paravicino | The Holy Family iwth St Anne | Burial of the Cout of Orgaz |
Related Artists:
Krzysztof Aleksander Boguszewski
painted Virgin Mary on the dragon surrounded by angels in 1629
Alf Wallander
painted Artillerigatan in Winter Dress in 1892
Jan Massijs
painted David and Bathsheba in 1562






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