El Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos)

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  El Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos)

Style: Mannerism

Place: Crete

Born: 1541

Death: 1614

Nationality: Greece

Biography:

El Greco (1541 - April 7, 1614) was a painter, sculptor, and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" (The Greek) was a nickname, a reference to his Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, &Delta &omicron &mu ή&nu &iota &kappa &omicron &sigmaf &Theta &epsilon &omicron &tau &omic...