''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’s “Astigmatism”
El Greco, The Disrobing of Christ, 1577-79, Sacristy of the Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
St. John the Evangelist - El Greco
'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.
Resurrection, 1584-94 by El Greco by El Greco El greco likes to use darker colors in his paintings this shows thes use of darker color tones
Refusing to say we “know” the time is central to Christianity.
el Greco's Christ carrying the cross, a must see if you get to The Metropolitan Museum of Art
16. El Greco, St James. El estilo de El Greco fue expresionismo y fue muy dramatico.
El greco self potrait is just like people today making reflection of themselves of how they look, their emotions help paint a great portrait
El Greco - Portrait of Fray Hortensio Felix Paravicino, 1609, Oil on canvas. 44 1/2 x 33 3/4". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA.
Las manos de Estabrook
Details of works by El Greco~loved seeing exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art in 1982
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Annunciation by El Greco ~ 1595 AMAZING, AMAZING!
"He must increase, but I must decrease." John 3:30 ~John the Baptist (El Greco)
likeafieldmouse: El Greco - Christ Embraced the Cross (detail) (1587-96)