The Knight with His Hand on His Breast, 1584 El Greco El Greco painted this portrait in his early Spanish years. Also called ‘The Knight’s Oath’, because of the character’s position, both his right.
El Greco, " the Greek," was a famous painter born on the Greek Island of Crete. He studied Renaissance Italy before settling in Spain. He produced haunting religious paintings, dramatic views of the city of Toledo, and portraits of Spanish nobles.
saw it blown-up at madrid atocha, the holding majestically eyeing the atrium with sweeping gaze.
monjeslocos-el greco-The Mad Monk´s Tresure chest
El Greco 1541-1614 Greek Painter
Los pintores españoles más famosos de la historia y sus obras más importantes
Portrait of a man (Andrea Palladio), 1575, El Greco
Fayum mummy portrait period AD The technique used in painting the majority of mummy portraits is called encaustic. Encaustic has come to mean any painting method in which pigment is mixed with beeswax.