Most of El Grek’s creative heritage is made up of paintings of religious content.. In addition, the artist paid enough attention to only one genre of painting – a portrait. Preserved about 30 portraits of El Greco. This is about a tenth of all his works known to us.
More often, El Greco painted portraits of noble people) or clergymen. Typical portraits can also be considered some of the religious paintings Al Greco – as, for example, “The Sorrowful Virgin.” However, the brush belongs to the artist and a number of informal portraits.