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El Greco


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El Greco is the name by which Domenikos Theotocopoulos (1541 - April 7, 1614), a Cretan-born painter and sculptor, is best known.

He was a master painter in Crete; he journeyed to Rome where he studied under Titian. In 1577 he emigrated to Toledo, Spain, where he produced his mature works. Many of El Greco's works are on display at the Museo del Prado.



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