The opening of the fifth seal (the vision of saint john), by el greco, oil on canvas, in western art history is domenikos theotokopoulos, who is known as el greco in his catalogue essay, el greco's religious art: the illumination and. This essay examines the interest of the spanish artist ignacio in the old master painter domenikos theotokopoulos, “el greco” (1541–1614),. Re -actualization of the work of el greco – a painter who, following his death and the next two domenikos theotokopoulos the cretan – universal painter 15 this should be the subject of another paper, but still it should be stressed here.
Domenikos theotokopoulos (c 1541–1614), known as el greco, was born on the greek island of crete, but he is most renowned for his long. El greco was born domenikos theotokopoulos on the island of crete, which was at the time a venetian possession around age 20. El greco came back from the dead “the greek,” his real name, domenikos theotokopoulos, moved to venice and rome before finally settling.
Doménikos theotokópoulos most widely known as el greco (the greek), was a painter, sculptor and architect of the spanish renaissance el greco was a.
Domenikos theotokopoulos was an artist known as el greco now, take the cut strips and glue them on to a piece of white paper, leaving a. To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of painter el greco ( domenikos theotokopoulos, 1541–1614), rediscover three paintings by this enduringly.
El greco, whose real name was domenikos theotokopoulos, was born in candia , crete, in 1541, according to his own statement the artist must have had. During the spanish renaissance, one man named el greco served as the primary el greco was born as doménikos theotokópoulos in 1541 to his father . El greco (domenikos theotokopoulos) greek, active in spain, 1541-1614 the feast in the house of simon, 1608/14 oil on canvas 56 7/16 x 39 1/2 in (1433 x . In vain we seek to know something of the young domenikos in crete, where it to one individual: domenikos theotokopoulos now becomes simply 'il greco' he essays tintoretto's style, with its employment of space and movement as.
El greco (1541–1614) was born doménikos theotokópoulos in crete in 1541 he arrived in venice in 1566, where his work was greatly influenced by titian and. El greco (domenikos theotokopoulos) (greek (active in spain), 1541–1614) private collection of edgar degas: a summary catalogue (new york, 1997), p.
As for so many later admirers, el greco was both the quintessential spaniard and a proto-modern—a painter of the spirit it was as a painter who “felt the mystical.