Sunday, February 26, 2012

El Greco's portrait

El Greco was a famous painter of the sixteen and seventeen century. He was born in Creta, Greece, in 1541 and died in 1614, in Toledo, Spain. His real name was Doménikos Theotokópoulos but they call him El Greco. He draws with a quick stroke (he don't stop in details).
In this portrait he was more less 55 years old. He has big eyes and a direct look. He has elongated ears and a brown chin. He has a narrow face and the hair is brown. He has small lips and a rosy cheeks. He wears typical clothes of his time. His eyebrows are small and he has a wide forehead. He has a big nose and some freckles.

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