El Greco

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Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)

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By the time El Greco settled in Toledo in 1577, the Spanish city had no fewer than seven Franciscan convents and three friaries, and here the artist and his studio produced versions of 10 distinct compositions treating the life of the 12th-century saint.
Los resultados de los analisis quimicos y biologicos por parte de Vazquez Negrete, develaron que los pigmentos, tela y madera de la pintura data del siglo XVI y es atribuida a El Greco.
A seven-night B&B package to El Greco starts at PS510pp with Thomson, including flights from Bristol on September and transfers.
La coleccion cuenta con un nutrido acervo de grandes maestros europeos y novohispanos como El Greco, Tintoretto, Tiziano, Murillo, Zurbaran, los Cranach, Rubens, Villalpando, Paez y Cabrera; asi como de artistas del Impresionismo y las primeras vanguardias: Renoir, Monet, Cezanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Van Gogh y Picasso.
The painting, Christ on the Cross by the artist known as El Greco, was bought by Auckland Castle to be displayed in its proposed new Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland.
So celebrated has El Greco become that it's easy to forget how much his star has risen since the late 19th century, when he was much lesser known.
The 41,700 s/f property formerly housed the iconic El Greco Diner.
La desobediencia es afortunada: el Greco es el mas cumplido colorista de la pintura espanola y en este cuadro certifica su prestigio.
This represents a much-anticipated tack in El Greco studies, which have been dominated by questions of iconography, connoisseurship, and patronage.
Free August invites visitors of all ages to engage in a variety of programs, from story readings and family tours, to nude drawing lessons among masterpieces by Veronese, El Greco and Rembrandt.
And his methods seem to owe a lot to the painstaking process of police work: as he talks about his specialisation in El Greco, he refers to "trying to get inside the art, trying to find out all you can, however challenging that might be".
For David and Virginia Foster, the El Greco of the sonnet is characterized as "Art personified," and with his death, "Art, which was once inspired by Nature, has returned to Nature to serve as her inspiration" (92).
Trained in the Byzantine icon tradition, El Greco never lost the inherent sense of a world open to God's presence, even as his painting drifted into a unique mannerist style.
Some believe Lady in a Fur Wrap - owned by Glasgow Museums - is not the work of 16th century artist El Greco.
Por ejemplo, se selecciono la maniere difundida por Giorgio Vasari que se basa en la centralidad del disegno o dibujo, la de la Escuela Veneciana, en el colorito o colorido y la maniera en el norte de Europa, asi como en Espana, que consiste en la absorcion de la tecnica italiana, y como punto culminante de la exposicion, la personalisima maniera de Domenikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco.