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Greco, El

(Gk. name: Domenikos [or Kyriakos] Theotokopoulos; variants in Sp. and It.; 1541–1614). Painter; b. probably Candia, Crete; to Venice, It., perhaps ca. 1560/66; probably pupil of Titian*; influenced by Il Tintoretto*; perhaps to Rome, It., ca. 1570; to Toledo, Sp., ca. 1576. Regarded by some as one of the last of the great religious artists. Works include Annunciation; Adoration of the Shepherds; Mary Magdalen in Penitence; St. Sebastian.


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