By: Rachel Desmond
- Born in 1541 in Crete, Greece
- He spent most of his time in Spain
- At the age of 20 he trained as an apprentice with Titian in Venice Italy
- He was very independent
- His patrons were primarily learned churchmen
- He was a painter
- Portrait of a Man
- Vincenzo Anastagi
- View of Toledo
View of Toledo
the piece was created from 1596 to 1600
It can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
He was not striving for precise representation
He used a swirling technique in his painting
I think this piece is interesting because my mom has been there and it is cool to see what see saw but through El Greco's eyes
Secularism because he painted it while looking at it and didn't need to remember the view
Naturalism because it is a landscape and he used oil paints
Mrs Doyle, Mr. Santy
Roots of thought honors
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