Domenikos Theotokopoulos El Greco

Domenikos Theotokopoulos El Greco

Birth
Greece
Death 7 Apr 1614 (aged 72–73)
Toledo, Provincia de Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Burial* Body lost or destroyed

* Alleged or in dispute burial location

Plot Grave dissapeared or in dispute
Memorial ID 6986333 · View Source
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Renowned Greek artist. He developed his career in Italy and Spain. His paintings show long figures and powerful colors, included in mannerism and movement. Among his paintings: "El Caballero de la Mano en el Pecho", "El Martirio de San Mauricio" or "El Entierro del Señor de Orgaz." First he was buried in the church of the convent of Santo Domingo el Antiguo in Toledo, but works in the church may have hidden his grave. Another theory is that he was buried in Church of San Torcuato which no longer exists.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 3 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6986333
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Domenikos Theotokopoulos El Greco (1541–7 Apr 1614), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6986333, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost or destroyed.