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El Greco (National Gallery Company)

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Published by National Gallery London .
Written in English


  • Exhibition catalogues and specific collections,
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Sculpture & other three-dimensional art forms,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • 1541?-1614,
  • Greco,,
  • Art,
  • General,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • Art / General,
  • Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

ContributionsXavier Bray (Contributor), Keith Christiansen (Contributor), Gabriele Finaldi (Contributor), David Davies (Editor), John H. Elliott (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8998358M
ISBN 101857099338
ISBN 109781857099331

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El Greco book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. El Greco book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A scholarly and erudite analysis of El Greco's life and work, securely based on the extant documentation bringing to light the vast amount that we simply do not know beautifully /5. El Greco (ĕl grĕk´ō), c–, Greek painter in Spain, (Iráklion), Crete. His real name was Domenicos Theotocopoulos, of which several Italian and Spanish versions are current. Trained first in the Byzantine school of icon painting, in he went to Venice, where he is known to have studied under Titian; thereafter (–77) he painted in Rome. In , Spanish art historian Manuel Bartolomé Cossío published the first comprehensive catalogue of El Greco's works; in this book El Greco was presented as the founder of the Spanish Doménikos Theotokópoulos, 1 October . El Greco is probably one of the most well known artists of his time, and still to this day, over years after his death. Because of the obscurity in his style, and the fact that he was considered a painter of the spirit, he was one of the most influential painters, which set the groundwork for many to follow, and for many art forms that followed.

In a nutshell In a nutshell Explore the unique pictorial language of Doménikos Theotokópoulos, the single-minded painter known as El Greco (“The Greek”) and hailed as a proto-modern genius of the 16th rajasthan-travel-tour.comr: Benedikt Taschen. El Greco (Basic Art Series ) [Michael Scholz-Hänsel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. To his contemporaries in late 16th-century Venice, El Greco (­–) was a contrary fellow, an innate artist blessed with extraordinary talent/5(11). Jan 01,  · El Greco himself prepared an edition of Vitruvius, accompanied by drawings, but the manuscript is lost. In and thereafter El Greco lived in the large, late-medieval palace of the Marqués de Villena. A visually stunning examination of El Greco’s work that considers the artist’s constant reinvention and professional drive Renowned for a singular artistic vision, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, known as El Greco (–), developed his distinctive painting style as .