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1541-1614, b. Crete. Dubious family background: traders, ... Worcester Art Museum. Worcester, MA. Sculpture. Venus and Vulcan. Polychromed wood. height: 42 cm ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: El Greco


1
El Greco
  • Travel Spain
  • Geography 399
  • Winter 2005

2
El Greco The Greek
  • Self-portrait
  • 1541-1614, b. Crete
  • Dubious family background traders, tax
    collectors
  • Little is known about his apprenticeship
  • By 1563 considered a master painter

3
Europe End of 15th Century
4
Temperamental Artist?
  • No interest in religious confraternities
  • Or guilds
  • Or Spanish culture
  • Studied, meditated, theorized about art

5
Expressionistic Style
  • Strong emotional impact
  • Exaggerated brushstrokes, color
  • Disjointed space
  • Line, color, form legitimate subject matter

6
Religious Paintings
  • The Holy Family
  • 1594-1604
  • Oil on canvas,
  • 107 x 69 cm
  • Museo del Prado, Madrid

7
Style Hallmarks
  • The Repentant Magdalen
  • c. 1577
  • Oil on canvas
  • Worcester Art Museum
  • Worcester, MA

8
Sculpture
  • Venus and Vulcan
  • Polychromed wood
  • height 42 cm
  • Conde de la Infantas
  • Collection, Granada

9
View of Toledo
1597-99 Oil on canvas 121.3 x 108.6
cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
10
As an Artist
  • Philosopher
  • Excessive desire for originality
  • Mental infirmity, Or
  • Astigmatism
  • Critics both dislike, revere his work
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