El Greco


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El Grec·o

 (grĕk′ō)
See El Greco.

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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Noun1.El Greco - Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)El Greco - Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
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He stayed there three months, and he was returned with a name new to the young men: he had wonderful things to say of a painter called El Greco, who it appeared could only be studied in Toledo.
Correctness is all very well: El Greco made his people eight feet high because he wanted to express something he couldn't get any other way.
Damn El Greco," said Lawson, "what's the good of jawing about a man when we haven't a chance of seeing any of his work?
I suppose Velasquez was a better painter than El Greco, but custom stales one's admiration for him: the Cretan, sensual and tragic, proffers the mystery of his soul like a standing sacrifice.
Her weather-tanned complexion, already affected by her confined life, took on an extraordinary clayey aspect which reminded me of a strange head painted by El Greco which my friend Prax had hung on one of his walls and used to rail at; yet not without a certain respect.
This offer includes; return flights from London, Manchester, Liverpool or East Midlands and a four-night stay at Sandos El Greco Beach Hotel on an all-inclusive basis.
El Greco highlights the miraculous appearance of San Esteban and San Agustin and Courbet's the priest, mayor, and judge.
It's Old Master season in London this month and among the highlights is a well-preserved El Greco.
basado en analisis realizados por especialistas nacionales-fue pintada entre 1600 y 1605 por Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541-1614), mejor conocido como El Greco.
The collection encompasses art from ancient times to the 19th century and represents masters of Western art including Titian, El Greco, Peter Paul Rubens, Hieronymus Bosch, Francisco de Goya, and Diego Velazquez.
It joins the long list of restaurants, coffee bars and snackbars that readers have mentioned in recent weeks, including Fields Cafe, Collinsons, Coletta's, Heywoods department store restaurant, Whiteley's, the Ritz/ABC, downstairs at The Princess Cinema, Lion's, Kingsway, El Greco, The White Horse in the Market Place, Santa Maria,The Hideaway, The Gates, Le Gourmet, The Arctic and The Ali Baba.
El Greco hotel Well, that idyllic vision is not ALL Greece.