Spain in the 1500s was a powerful force in the politics, religion, and culture of Western Europe—in no small part because of wealth from the Americas. This exhibition explores the art, influence, intellectual life, and religious fervor in Spain, as reflected in the paintings and life of El Greco.
El Greco of Toledo and Spanish Culture in the Golden Age highlights both the grandeur and intensity of Spain in the Golden Age and the unique vision of this Greek artist, who became the greatest Spanish painter of his day, and one of the greatest artists of Western civilization. Nineteen panels feature an impressive display of color reproductions illustrating the range and beauty of El Greco's artistry. Panel topics include:
El Greco is an exhibition organized by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in collaboration with the Dallas Museum of Art, with assistance from the National Gallery of Art and the Toledo (Ohio) Museum of Art.
|Wall-hanging (Copy 1)|
|Content||19 single-sided panels|
|Shipping Weight and Dimensions||Travels in 1 crate:|
|Rental Period||6 weeks|
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El Greco press release.
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