El Greco Oil Paintings

El Greco Paintings

El Greco, whose real name is Doménikos Theotokópoulos, was called El Greco in Greece. Probably still in his hometown, El Greco has understanding of art have a certain foundation, but the real system of training learning is in Venice. He arrived in Venice around 1567, may have been working in Titian's studio. In 1570, the painter left Venice to Rome, it can be sure that he was thinking and analyzing artwork creation on his way through a number of other Italian cities. El Greco stayed in Madrid for a very short period of time, he settled down in Toledo in 1577. Since then began to paint in the old church of Santo Domingo, and is the cathedral for the creation of a singular extraordinary "Funeral".

Today, El Greco is s a great painter best known medieval Spain. El Greco was a portraitist, he was particularly good at religious paintings, and created numerous altarpieces for the church in Toledo and elsewhere. Although he made such a success, but later in his life, the painter was suck into money problems continuously. One reason is that his lifestyle was too extravagant, another reason is because of his strong self-esteem, frequently occurs with the commission proceedings makers. After Greco died, along with the decline of his reputation, El Greco works are also considered to be "absurd silly" and was snubbed. Until the 19th century, he has finally been widely recognized for his unique and charismatic style of painting in art history. El Greco paintings are in peculiar composition, fantasy layout structure, bold use of color, showing a strange dreamy effect.

El Greco famous masterpieces include "Assumption of the Virgin", "View of Toledo", "Holy Family with St Anne", which is meticulously reproduced by our artist, nearly the same as original. Shop El Greco oil paintings on Artisoo gallery and bring one home to enjoy.

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Dining Room(1)



Mannerism (Late Renaissance)(164)


Famous Cities(1)


Nude Figures(1)



Genre Painting(1)



Sketch and Study(1)

View Of ToledoGallery Price: $320.00
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PietàGallery Price: $270.00
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Pietà The Lamentation Of Christ 1575Gallery Price: $250.00
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A Lady in a Fur Wrap 1577-80Gallery Price: $290.00
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An Elderly Gentleman 1590sGallery Price: $415.00
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Apostle St James The Greater 1606Gallery Price: $280.00
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A Boy Blowing On An Ember To Light A CandleGallery Price: $300.00
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The Burial Of The Count Of Orgaz 1587Gallery Price: $385.00
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Annunciation 3Gallery Price: $355.00
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Holy Family With St AnneGallery Price: $290.00
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Apostle St James The LessGallery Price: $275.00
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Adoration Of The Shepherds 2Gallery Price: $245.00
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AnnunciationGallery Price: $265.00
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Ascension Of JesusGallery Price: $205.00
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Apostle St MatthewGallery Price: $275.00
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The Holy Trinity 1577Gallery Price: $215.00
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Apostle St John The EvangelistGallery Price: $270.00
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Assumption Of The Virgin 1577Gallery Price: $205.00
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Allegory Of Camaldolese Order 1600Gallery Price: $265.00
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