Assumption of the Virgin by El Greco

Assumption of the Virgin by El Greco

This impressive size was part of a larger project and painted for the altar of Santo Domingo el Antiguo. The work had a great influence on the reputation of Greco.

Written in the Venetian style, it uses intense colors and light contrasts, which have become the hallmark of work. “Assumption of the Blessed Virgin” foreshadowed a new period in the life of the artist, who revealed his genius in full.

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