16 October 2019
10 February 2020
Born in Crete in 1541, Domenico Theotokopoulos, known as El Greco, undertook his initial apprenticeship in the Byzantine tradition before refining his training in Venice and then Rome. However, it was in Spain that his art flourished, firmly taking root from the 1577s. Attracted by the incredible promise of the El Escorial site, the artist brought Titian's colour, Tintoretto's audacity and Michelangelo's heroic...
Exhibition co-organised by the Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, the Musée du Louvre and the Art Institute of Chicago,
This exhibition is organized with the support of Aurel BGC, Sanef and the Fondation Stavros Niarchos.