El Greco

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El Greco

El Greco was born on 1541, the Kinkdom of Candia.His most popular paintings are:Dormition of the Virgin, 1566Modena Triptych, 1568The Disrobing of Christ, 1579The Burial of the Count Orgaz, 1588

El Greco was born in 1541, the Kingdom of Candia.His full name is Domenikos Theotokopoulos. he also had a brother that was a very wealthy merchant, but the last year of his life was was spent in El Grecos home where he eventually died.at the age of 22, in a document, E Greco was described as as a master. Three years later he signed his name as Master Menegos Theotokopoulos. He went on to create some very famous and memorable works of art. He died on April 7, 1614 in Toledo, Spain.

Accomplishments

El Greco is best known for his religious Paintings. Two Paintings that are most famous are today are "The Disrobing of Christ", and "The Burial of the Count of Orgaz.

Lasting Impact

El Greco's works helped to define the era of Renaissance and influence many movements to come in the futare.

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Website Title: biogrphy - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-grec[…] Article Title: biogrphy - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-grec[…] Date Accessed: May 27, 2014 Website Title: biogrphy - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-grec[…] Article Title: biogrphy - El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - www.el-grec[…] Date Accessed: May 27, 2014 Website Title: Spanish Art Article Title: Spanish Art Date Accessed: May 27, 2014 Website Title: The Disrobing of Christ (El Espolio) by GRECO, El Article Title: The Disrobing of Christ (El Espolio) by GRECO, El Date Accessed: May 27, 2014

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