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El Greco

(ɛl ˈɡrɛkəʊ)
n
(Biography) real name Domenikos Theotocopoulos. 1541–1614, Spanish painter, born in Crete; noted for his elongated human forms and dramatic use of colour

El Gre•co

(ɛl ˈgrɛk oʊ, ˈgreɪ koʊ)
n.
(Domenikos Theotocopoulos), 1541–1614, Spanish painter, born in Crete.
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He ends a long list of Spanish writers, philosophers, humanists, composers, and poets that the Reconquista made possible with a particularly poignant example: Domenikos Theotokopoulos, better known as "El Greco," an artist "from that Christian Greek diaspora which had barely survived the centuries-long but relentless destruction of their civilization by the iconoclastic Islamic warriors.
basado en analisis realizados por especialistas nacionales-fue pintada entre 1600 y 1605 por Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541-1614), mejor conocido como El Greco.
El Greco (1541-1614) was born Domenikos Theotokopoulos in Crete - hence his nickname, which is Spanish for 'The Greek' - but he moved first to Rome and then to Spain where he spent most of his life.
Truth be told, were these institutions to advertise their celebrations using the artist's given name, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, it is unlikely that many outside the relatively small circle of specialists on the master would take notice, let alone realise who the man with the cumbersome Greek name is.
The painting was discovered in Paris 300 years after the death of El Greco - the Spanish-based Greek artist Domenikos Theotokopoulos.
Por ejemplo, se selecciono la maniere difundida por Giorgio Vasari que se basa en la centralidad del disegno o dibujo, la de la Escuela Veneciana, en el colorito o colorido y la maniera en el norte de Europa, asi como en Espana, que consiste en la absorcion de la tecnica italiana, y como punto culminante de la exposicion, la personalisima maniera de Domenikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco.
The artist's real name was Domenikos Theotokopoulos, and he was born on the Greek island of Crete.
Tambien ocurrio con el pintor cretense Domenikos Theotokopoulos, conocido como El Greco, un autor fascinante y dificilmente inteligible que cautivo tambien la atencion de muchos escritores.
Born in 1541, how was Domenikos Theotokopoulos more commonly known?