Stories in the Afternoon

El Greco

Portrait of an Old Man with Fur (Manusso Greco?), c. 1590-1600
Domenikos Theotokopoulos called El Greco
Spanish, born in Greece, 1541-1614
Oil on canvas
18-1/2 x 15-1/4 in. (47.0 x 38.7 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation

El Greco

Date: Sunday, October 28, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Educator: Staff Educator
Type: Stories in the Afternoon

Doménikos Theotokópoulos was born in Greece in 1541, but upon moving to Spain, he became known as "El Greco." He was known for his unique painting style, which was unlike that of any other artist of his time. After learning more about El Greco, create an expressive portrait of yourself or someone you know.


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