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GRECO, El

GRECO, El St Francis and Brother Rufus oil painting on canvas
St Francis and Brother Rufus
Painting ID::  43757
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GRECO, El St Francis and Brother Rufus oil painting on canvas



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  GRECO, El
  Greek-born Spanish Mannerist Painter, 1541-1614 Greek painter, designer and engraver, active in Italy and Spain. One of the most original and interesting painters of 16th-century Europe, he transformed the Byzantine style of his early paintings into another, wholly Western manner. He was active in his native Crete, in Venice and Rome, and, during the second half of his life, in Toledo. He was renowned in his lifetime for his originality and extravagance and provides one of the most curious examples of the oscillations of taste in the evaluation of a painter,
  St Francis and Brother Rufus
  1600-06 Oil on canvas, 102 x 65 cm

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