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El Greco

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Portrait of a Man. (Presumed self-portrait of El Greco, c. 1595–1600) Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.
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Name: Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος
(Doménikos Theotokópoulos)
Nationality: Spanish, Greek

Dates:
Born: 1 October 1541; Crete, Greece
Died: April 7, 1614; Toledo, Spain

Movement: Mannerism (Late Renaissance)

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«I paint because the spirits whisper madly inside my head.»

El Greco

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