The Origins of El Greco focuses on the evolution of the multifaceted relationship of Cretan painters with Western art during this rich period. The icon painters in the workshops on Crete in the 15th and 16th centuries-the setting in which El Greco was trained-were renowned for their skill in painting impeccable panels not only in the traditional Byzantine manner but also in a style inspired by Western models. The Origins of El Greco presents an e...
By Anastasia Drandaki
Paperback: 132 pages
Publisher: Onassis Foundation USA (December 31, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.4 x 11.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 398177
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
Well produced with full color reproductions, many of them full page, on coated stock, this catalogue vividly brings to life an exciting and important exhibit sponsored by the Onassis Foundation USA at their NYC galleries. Documenting an exhibit which