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'View of Toledo', by El Greco c.1596-1600, Oil on Canvas. It's very rare to find an isolated landscape in the spanish paintings during the Renaissance and even during the Baroque. This makes El Greco the first landscaper in the history of Spanish art. Regarding its enigmatic symbolism, it is thought that it could be related to the mystic spirit that the city was involved during those times.


The Resurrection, painting by El Greco, completed in the 1500s.


''El Greco; Asunción de la Virgen''. The overscale folds of El Greco's draperies suggest the use of a lay figure. The effect is to create a sense of unreality - like a mad dream where nothing is as it should be.

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El Greco’s “Astigmatism”

El Greco

from Artes & Humor de Mulher

Pinturas de El Greco!

Baptism of Christ - El Greco. El Greco uses his customary language, with stylized forms and loose brushstrokes, obtaining an intensely spiritual expression. The work was painted for the main altarpiece of the church of the Augustine College of María de Aragón in Madrid


"El caballero con la mano en el pecho". Posible autorretrato de El Greco. 1583-85 Museo del Prado, Madrid


Saint Peter by El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, 1540/41–1614)


El Greco, The Opening of the Fifth Seal, about 1610, 225 × 193 cm, The Met, New York

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el Greco's Christ carrying the cross, a must see if you get to The Metropolitan Museum of Art

from Mental Floss

Feel Art Again: "A Lady in a Fur Wrap"

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