''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

El Greco’s “Astigmatism”

El Greco

El Greco, The Disrobing of Christ, 1577-79, Sacristy of the Cathedral, Toledo, Spain

El Greco, The Disrobing of Christ, 1577-79, Sacristy of the Cathedral, Toledo, Spain

St. John the Evangelist - El Greco

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.

'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

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.

Against Apocalypse

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

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.

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 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.

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.

Details of works by El Greco~loved seeing exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art in 1982

Las manos de Estabrook

Details of works by El Greco~loved seeing exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art in 1982

Association Of Catholic Women Bloggers: 'Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of et...

Association Of Catholic Women Bloggers: 'Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of et...

Annunciation by  El Greco ~ 1595  AMAZING, AMAZING!

Annunciation by El Greco ~ 1595 AMAZING, AMAZING!

"He must increase, but I must decrease." John 3:30 ~John the Baptist (El Greco)

"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)

likeafieldmouse: El Greco - Christ Embraced the Cross (detail) (1587-96)

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