St. Dominic in Prayer – (El Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos)) Previous Next


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Style: Mannerism

Topic: Prayers;Religious;Saints;Religious

Technique: Oil

St. Dominic in Prayer (1586-90) is a oil on canvas painting by the Spanish Renaissance painter, sculptor and architect El Greco. The painting represents the thirteenth-century founder of the Dominican order kneeling in isolation on a rocky plateau in prayerful devotion before a crucifix. Behind him is a landscape with one of El Greco's haunting skies filled with swirling, back-lit clouds. Considering the individual features El Greco has given the saint, it is assumed that the picture was based upon the features of a particular person, someone the artist knew personally. The painting (118 x 86 cm) is in Private collection.

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El Greco (Doménikos Theotokopoulos)

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