EL GRECO AND THE GRAND INQUISITOR by Babis Plaitakis PDF

By Babis Plaitakis

El Greco, a real and autonomous guy, leaves Crete -his beginning position while the isle used to be below Venetian career, to head first to Venice after which to Rome looking for commissions and popularity. distinct and rebellious as he's, he opposes the inventive institution of Italy and leaves once more, to Spain this time.

In Toledo, Greco develops his own type, as a way to make him well-known around the globe, dwelling via sessions of serious luck, and others of monetary crisis.

He is an eccentric painter and a foreigner, which brings him into unending confrontations with the non secular dogmatism of Spain, on the harmful time of the Holy Inquisition led by means of the negative Grand Inquisitor. even supposing his paintings contravenes the rule of thumb of the Church of Spain, Greco nonetheless manages to set up his portray, on the threat of his personal life.

Before he dies, El Greco passes his wisdom onto his one and in simple terms and liked son, Jorge Manuel, hoping that he'll be triumphant him…

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