''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.

'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

El Greco

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.

Mary Magdalene in Penitence - El Greco 157 x 121 cm (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, of Greek origin)

Mary Magdalene in Penitence - El Greco 157 x 121 cm (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, of Greek origin)

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, «Laocoön» —

El Greco, «Laocoön» —

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

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

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

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