Glasses case El Greco - Portrait of a cardinal

Glasses case El Greco - Portrait of a cardinal

This glasses case and the accompanying microfibre are illustrated with a detail from the work of the artist El Greco, Portrait of a Cardinal, probably Don Fernando Niño de Guevara (1541-1609) c. 1600.

This intense portrait depicts Fernando Niño de Guevara (1541-1609), who in 1596 was named cardinal ...
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Maintenance :
Lavage à l'éponge à l'eau froide
Artist :
Domínikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (1541-1614)
Art movements :
Renaissance, Mannerism
Museum :
Grand Palais
Themes :
Religions, Portrait
Matière de l'article :
100% polyester
Model dimensions :
17 cm x 6.5 cm
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The artist

Domínikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (1541-1614)

El Greco was born around 1541 in Crete, which was then part of the Republic of Venice. In his mid-twenties, he went to Venice and studied with Titian, the most famous painter of his time. At around the age of 35, he moved to Toledo, Spain, where he lived and worked all his life, producing his best-known paintings. His works of this period are considered as precursors of expressionism and cubism. We remember above all his elongated and tortured characters, often of a religious nature, whose style disconcerted his contemporaries but helped to establish his reputation in the years to come.