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Lanscapes by El Greco (-nº I-)

Prior to the “View of Toledo” by El Greco (ca. 1587), stricto sensu landscape painting was a rarity in sixteenth century Spain. Neither any landscape painter was known in Toledo, nor any acceptable picture representing that city is to be found. Actually, … Continua llegint

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A lower part of the “El Entierro del Señor de Orgaz” at the Museo del Prado

Several replicas of various masterpieces of El Greco have survived so far, which are regarded either as a work of that artist, or painted by Jorge Manuel, or by the workshop with more or less intervention of the master. For … Continua llegint

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The Disrobing of Christ ( Half-Lenght Version) Cardiff

Camón Aznar suggested that El Greco had painted a second version of “The Disrobing of Christ” for the Cathedral of Toledo. This variant would have been a half-length version, in order to counteract criticism for having included the Three Marys … Continua llegint

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El Expolio (versión de medio Cuerpo-Cardiff)

Camón Aznar sugirió que El Greco había pintado una segunda versión de El Expolio para la Catedral de Toledo. Esta variante habría sido de medio cuerpo, para contrarrestar las críticas por haber incluido las tres Marías y la preparación de … Continua llegint

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The Disrobing of Christ ( Munich ) El Greco

The Disrobing of Christ (Munich) In spite of the objections of the commissioners of the Toledo Cathedral, the “Disrobing of Christ” must have been very successful, since more than eighteen copies of that masterpiece have survived so far. Harold E. … Continua llegint

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Manusso Teotokópoulos, hermano de El Greco

Manusso Theotokópoulos (1529-1604) doce años mayor que su hermano Doménikos (El Greco), parece que tenía una buena posición económica. En Candía (Creta) ejerció como recaudador de impuestos para la República de Venecia entre 1566 y 1583. Además, entre 1569 y 1583 aparece citado … Continua llegint

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The Holy Family by El Greco (Type-II)

The Holy Family with St. Anne – (Type-II) Title: “The Holy Family with Saint Anne“. Date: 1595 ca. Medium: Oil on canvas. Dimensions: 127 x 106 cm. Location: Hospital de Tavera, Toledo. In 1595, a contract for the execution of several Altarpieces and … Continua llegint

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