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Greco 1541?-1614

Works: 1,297 works in 3,486 publications in 12 languages and 45,719 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos  Art  Educational films  Cultural television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Honoree, Creator, Artist, Composer, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Dancer
Classifications: ND813.T4, 759.6
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El Greco by David Davies( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: A much anticipated, wide-ranging survey of works by one of the world's greatest artists. El Greco (1541-1614), born Domenikos Theotokopoulos, was one of the most fascinating and distinctive artists of the sixteenth century. His works are immediately recognizable for their brilliant colors, elongated figures, and spiritual intensity. Initially trained in Crete, in around 1567 El Greco moved to Italy where he purportedly studied with Titian. A decade later he is documented in Toledo (south of Madrid), and he spent the rest of his long life in Spain. His paintings and writings offer a thoughtful, frequently inspired response to the varied environments in which he worked--and they reveal that he was deeply engaged with the religious and artistic thinking of his times. This lavishly illustrated book--the first comprehensive English-language publication on El Greco in many years--addresses the full range of the artist's work in painting and sculpture, from his Byzantine icons to his late altarpieces. It considers his personality from both a religious and intellectual point of view, and presents the artist's religious, mythological, genre, landscape, and portrait works, providing the historical context in which they were made. El Greco is the catalogue for an exhibition organized jointly by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the National Gallery, London. The exhibition opens in New York in October 2003, and moves to London in February 2004
Domenikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco, 1541-1614 by José Gudiol( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete paintings of El Greco, 1541-1614 by José Gudiol( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 85 full-color illustrations and 268 black-and-white illustrations. Demonstrates the nature of El Greco's wayward and compelling art and reveals him as one of Europe's greatest painters
The world of Vermeer, 1632-1675 by Hans Koning( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in 7 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petit album de 79 illustrations en couleurs, précédées d'un texte de 40 pages sur l'artiste
El Greco and the Spanish golden age by Greco( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Greco by Greco( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program, filmed on location in Toledo and Venice, shows the settings familiar to El Greco--his house, the streets, churches and contryside of Toledo--and traces his beginnings as a Byzantine icon painter in Crete
El Greco : chronology by Lois Oliver by Xavier Bray( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and German and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Cretan-born painter Domenicos Theotocopoulos, better known by his Spanish nickname, El Greco (c.1545-1614), studied under Titian in Venice before settling down in Toledo. Commissioned by the church and local nobility, El Greco produced dramatic paintings marked by distorted figures and vibrant color contrasted with subtle grays. Though his work was appreciated by his contemporaries, especially intellectuals, it wasn't until the 20th century that it was widely embraced and admired, influencing in particular the Expressionist movement
El Greco and Modernism( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sensational oeuvre of El Greco (1541-1614) was first introduced to a broader German audience in 1910 through Julius Meier-Graefe's journal, "The Spanish Journey". Numerous artists subsequently caught "Greco fever" when they first saw larger groups of his works in exhibitions in Munich in 1911 and Düsseldorf in 1912. Max Beckmann, Oskar Kokoschka, Max Oppenheimer, Ludwig Meidner, and especially members of the Blaue Reiter-August Macke, Franz Marc, Albert Bloch, and others-recognized in El Greco a father figure for the Modernist movement, mentioning him in the same breath as Paul Cézanne. This volume presents a general selection of over forty paintings by El Greco from the most famous museums around the world. At the same time, the young artists' exploration of the paintings and visual spheres of the exceptional Spanish painter are discussed, opening up a fascinating view of the battle for Modernism. Exhibition: Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany (28.4.-12.8.2012)
El Greco in Toledo by Fernando Marías( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This title is an informed study of El Greco's paintings of the landscape and monuments of the city of Toledo. Born in Crete, he trained as a painter of icons, moved to Venice and then abandoned Italy for Spain in 1577. His experiences in Italy, especially his contact with the paintings of the Renaissance and particularly the work of Titian, inspired his singular and innovative paintings, reactions to which have changed markedly over the centuries. This book relates how his profoundly original art challenged religious pictorial tradition in Spain, and how his attitudes to Spain and Spanish art led to the development of myths surrounding his work." "El Greco saw himself as the epitome of the artist as courtier and philosopher - very different from those local craftsmen who had created the art of medieval Toledo. Many of his masterpieces still grace the city - particularly El Espolio in the cathedral and the magnificent Burial of the Count of Orgaz in the parish church of Santo Tome. Special attention is given in this book to the highly unusual representations he painted of Toledo, especially the View of Toledo, with its precise delineations of important buildings and the surrounding landscape." "Revealed here is the artist El Greco, the visionary, the isolated individualist, proud, provocative and reflective, who was often in dispute over his fees with his Church patrons, and the first inventor in Spain of the modern work of art and of the idea of the modern artist."--Jacket
The origins of El Greco : icon painting in Venetian Crete by Anastasia Drandaki( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Greco (Domenicos Theotocopoulos) by Greco( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life and work of late sixteenth-early seventeenth century Greek artist El Greco, discussing his unique style, and including forty full-page reproductions of his paintings, each with an individual commentary
El Greco by Greco( Book )

35 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in 5 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christ on the cross by Maurice Sérullaz( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Les oeuvres du Greco en Espagne by Christian Zervos( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1939 in French and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermeer : the complete works by Arthur K Wheelock( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in French and Spanish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful book illustrates every known work by Vermeer in full color. Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Curator of Northern Baroque Painting at the National Gallery of Art, has written an illuminating essay on the artist and commentaries on the paintings
El Greco : biographical and critical study by Antonina Vallentin( Book )

12 editions published between 1956 and 1966 in 6 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Greco by Greco( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in 6 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco by Greco( Book )

14 editions published in 1937 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Greco by Mike Venezia( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of Domenicos Theotocopoulous, the sixteenth-century artist who created his greatest works in Spain where he was known as "El Greco."
Grünewald by Matthias Grünewald( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in 4 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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El Greco
Alternative Names
Domenico Theotocopouli

Domenico Theotocopuli

Domenico Theotokopoulos

Domenico Theotokopuli El Greco

Domingo Greco

Dominico Greco

Dominico Theotocopuli called El Greco

Domínikos Theotokópoulos

El Dominico

’El Gkréko 1541?-1614

El Greco.

El Greco 1541?-1614

El Greco artiste espagnol du XVIe siècle

El Greco, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, dit el Greco

{El Greco El 1541-1614

El Greco görög származású, spanyol manierista festő

El Greco kreetalaissyntyinen Espanjassa vaikuttanut taidemaalari

El Greco malarz i rzeźbiarz hiszpański greckiego pochodzenia

El Greco malíř, sochař a architekt španělské renesance

El Greco painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance

El Greco pintor, escultor e arquiteto do renascimento espanhol

El Greco pintor grec del final del Renaixement

El Greco pintor greco afincado en España da época do final do Renacemento

El Greco pintor griego del final del Renacimiento

El Greco pittore, scultore e architetto greco

El Greco Spaans kunstschilder

El Greco spanischer Maler griechischer Herkunft

El Greco spansk maler

el Greco spansk maler av gresk avstamming

El Greko

El Greko 1541-1614

El Griego

El Qreko

ElGreco 1541-1614

Gkréko ’El 1541?-1614

Gkreko, O, 1541-1614

Grec, Le


Gréco 1541?-1614

Greco, asi 1541-1614

Greco, Domenico

Greco, Domenico, 1541?-1614

Greco, Domenico, asi 1541-1614

Greco, Doménico Theocopuli, dit le, 1541?-1614

Greco, Domenico Theotokopuli El

Greco, Dominico

Greco, Dominico, 1541?-1614

Greco, Dominikos

Greco, El ]

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Greco, Il

Greco, Le (1541-1614).

Greco, Menegos

Greko, El 1541-1614


Griego, 1541?-1614

Griego, asi 1541-1614

Griego, El

Le Greco.

Le Greco 1541?-1614

Le Greco, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, dit el Greco

O Gkreko, 1541-1614

Tehocopopuli, Domenico

Teoscopoli, Domenico

Teoscopoli, Domenico 1541-1614

Teotocópuli, Dominico Greco

Teotocopulo, Domenico Alessandro, 1541?-1625

Teotokopuli, Domeniko, 1541?-1614

Teotopopuli, Domenico

Teotopuli, Domjnjeo

Theocopoli, Domenico

Theocópuli, Domenico

Theocopuli Domenico 1541?-1614

Theopoli, Domenico

Theoscopoli, Domenico

Theoscopoli, Domenico, 1541?-1614

Theotocopolo, Domenico

Theotocopopulos, Domenico

Theotocopouli, Doménico, asi 1541-1614

Theotocopouli, Doménico ca. 1541-1614

Theotocopouli, Dominico

Theotocopoulis, Domenicos

Theotocopoulos, Doménico

Theotocópoulos, Doménicos

Theotocópoulos, Doménicos, 1541?-1614

Theotocopoulos, Domenikos

Théotocopoulos, Dominicos 1541-1614

Theotocópuli, Doménico

Theotocopuli Domenico 1541?-1614

Theotocopuli, Domenico, Called El Greco, d. 1614

Theotocopuli, Domenico El Greco

Theotocopuli, Domenico Wirklicher Name von Greco 1541-1614

Theotocópuli, Doménicos

Theotocópuli, Doménikos

Theotocópuli, Domingo

Theotocópuli, Domingo, 1541?-1614

Theotocópuli, Domingo de

Theotocópuli, Dominico

Theotocopuli, Dominico 1541-1614

Theotocopuli, Dominico, called El Greco

Theotocopuli, Dominico, called El Greco, -1614

Theotocopuli, Dominico, called El Greco, d. 1614

Theotocópuli, Dominico, Griego

Theotocopuliu, Domenico 1541-1614

Theotocopulo, Domenico

Theotocopulos, Domenico 1541-1614

Theotocopulos, Domenicos

Theotocopuly, Domenico

Theotokopoli, Domenico

Theotokopolis, Domenico

Theotokopolous, Domenikos

Theotokópoulos, Dhominikos.

Theotokópoulos Dhominíkos 1541?-1614

Theotokópoulos, Domenicos

Theotokopoulos, Domeniko

Theotokópoulos, Doménikos

Theotokópoulos, Doménikos 1541-1614

Theotokopoulos, Domenikos, asi 1541-1614

Theotokopoulos, Domenikos ca. 1541-1614

Theotokópoulos, Doménikos Wirklicher Name von Greco 1541-1614

Theotokópoulos Domī́nikos 1541?-1614

Theotokópoulos Kyriâkos 1541?-1614

Theotokopoulos, Menegos

Theotokopuli, Domenico

Theotokopulos, Domenicos

Theotokópulos, Domenikos 1541-1614

Theotokópulos, Dominikos 1541-1614

Theotorotoli, Domenico

Theotoskopoli, Domenico

Thoepotuli, Dom

Zeotokópoulos, Doménikos

Zeotokopoulos, Doménikos, 1541?-1614

Zeotokopoulos, Doménikos, asi 1541-1614

Θεοτοκόπουλος, Δομήνικος, 1541?-1614

Ο Γκρεκο

Ο Γκρεκο, 1541?-1614

Ел Греко

Ель Греко іспанський художник грецького походження

Эль Греко, 1541?-1614

Эль Греко испанский художник XVI - XVII вв.

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אל גרקו


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إل غريكو

ال گرکو معمار، نقاش، و مجسمه‌ساز اسپانیایی


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