El Greco
By :Blake
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Life of Artist
Significant Events
Where artist Studied
Style
Examples of work
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Work ...
Life of Artist
• El Greco was of Greek descent
• He signed paintings with
Doménikos Theotokópoulos, his Greek
name.
• His ...
Significant Events
• El Greco had a byzantine heritage.

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Where Artist Studied
• El Greco entered the studio of Titan.
• Titan was the greatest painter of the day.

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Style
• El Greco brought figures to the foreground
• He achieved new colors.
• He sometimes used the contrapposto style
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Examples of Work
• The Burial of the Count de Orgaz (1586–88) is
considered to be his masterpiece.
• The Adoration of the ...
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http://apcfinearts.com/
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/244100/El-Greco(1)
http://www.homewoodlibrar...
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  1. 1. El Greco By :Blake
  2. 2. Table of Contents • • • • • • • Life of Artist Significant Events Where artist Studied Style Examples of work Links Work Cited
  3. 3. Life of Artist • El Greco was of Greek descent • He signed paintings with Doménikos Theotokópoulos, his Greek name. • His name, El Greco, means “The Greek”. Previous Slide Table of Contents
  4. 4. Significant Events • El Greco had a byzantine heritage. Previous Slide Table of Contents
  5. 5. Where Artist Studied • El Greco entered the studio of Titan. • Titan was the greatest painter of the day. Previous Slide Table of Contents
  6. 6. Style • El Greco brought figures to the foreground • He achieved new colors. • He sometimes used the contrapposto style when portraying people. • Later in life El Greco became more abstract. Previous Slide Table of Contents
  7. 7. Examples of Work • The Burial of the Count de Orgaz (1586–88) is considered to be his masterpiece. • The Adoration of the Shepherds was a work of El Greco done later in life. • It was abstract. Previous Slide Table of Contents
  8. 8. Links Website Previous Slide Table of Contents
  9. 9. Works Cited http://apcfinearts.com/ http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/244100/El-Greco(1) http://www.homewoodlibrary.org/kids/images-for-main-youthpage/cartoon%20palette.gif/image http://www.elgreco.net/elgrecopaintings.jsp http://europeanhistory.boisestate.edu/crusades/Byzantium/12.shtml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Greco Previous Slide Back to Beginning

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