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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.

'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.

''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.

''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.

El Greco, "Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest". Possible self-portrait of El Greco. 1583-85  Museo del Prado, Madrid

El Greco, "Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest". Possible self-portrait of El Greco. 1583-85 Museo del Prado, Madrid

" Visión de San Juan o El Apocalipsis " by El Greco (1541-1614) Metropolitan Museum, New York.

" Visión de San Juan o El Apocalipsis " by El Greco (1541-1614) Metropolitan Museum, New York.

El Greco  Discover the coolest shows in New York at www.artexperience...

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16. El Greco, St James. El estilo de El Greco fue expresionismo y fue muy dramatico.

16. El Greco, St James. El estilo de El Greco fue expresionismo y fue muy dramatico.

El Greco, La Adoración de los pastores 319 cm x 180 cm 1612 - 1614 on ArtStack #el-greco #art

El Greco, La Adoración de los pastores 319 cm x 180 cm 1612 - 1614 on ArtStack #el-greco #art

El Greco -Portrait of a Cardinal (Probably Cardinal Don Fernando Niño de Guevara) -c.1598

El Greco -Portrait of a Cardinal (Probably Cardinal Don Fernando Niño de Guevara) -c.1598

El Greco

El Greco

The Resurrection by El Greco, 1596-1600. El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos, (1541-1614) was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. El Greco's dramatic and expressionistic style found appreciation in the 20th century. El Greco is regarded as a precursor of both Expressionism and Cubism. He is best known for tortuously elongated figures and often fantastic or phantasmagorical pigmentation, marrying Byzantine traditions with those of Western painting.

The Resurrection by El Greco, 1596-1600. El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos, (1541-1614) was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. El Greco's dramatic and expressionistic style found appreciation in the 20th century. El Greco is regarded as a precursor of both Expressionism and Cubism. He is best known for tortuously elongated figures and often fantastic or phantasmagorical pigmentation, marrying Byzantine traditions with those of Western painting.