''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.

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El Greco’s “Astigmatism”

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View of Toledo El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, Candia [Iráklion] 1540/41–1614 Toledo)

View of Toledo El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, Candia [Iráklion] 1540/41–1614 Toledo)

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...

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

el Greco's Christ carrying the cross, a must see if you get to The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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el Greco's Christ carrying the cross, a must see if you get to The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

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.

El Greco - The Trinity (Spanish 1577-79) - Museo Nacional del Prado - Madrid, Spain

El Greco - The Trinity (Spanish 1577-79) - Museo Nacional del Prado - Madrid, Spain

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