Paintings between 1596 and 1600
by EL GRECO

El Greco created his extraordinary landscape, the View of Toledo, in the second half of the 1590s. This is one of the earliest independent landscapes in Western art and one of the most dramatic and individual landscapes ever painted.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 11 minutes):
Georges de la Hele: Missa "Nigra sum"


Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
The Holy Family with St Mary Magdalen
1595-1600
Oil on canvas, 132 x 100 cm
Museum of Art, Cleveland

950*1233
True Color
187 Kb



The Holy Family
1594-1604
Oil on canvas, 107 x 69 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

642*1016
True Color
138 Kb



St John the Evangelist
1595-1604
Oil on canvas, 90 x 77 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

900*1177
True Color
154 Kb



A View of Toledo
1597-99
Oil on canvas, 121 x 109 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1050*1173
True Color
203 Kb



A View of Toledo (detail)
1597-99
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

900*1228
True Color
141 Kb



Annunciation
1595-1600
Oil on canvas, 91 x 66,5 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

860*1200
True Color
137 Kb



Adoration of the Shepherds
1596-1600
Oil on canvas, 11 x 47 cm
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome

550*1336
True Color
157 Kb



Baptism of Christ
1596-1600
Oil on canvas, 111 x 47 cm
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome

550*1341
True Color
155 Kb



The Annunciation
1596-1600
Oil on canvas, 113,5 x 66 cm
Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao

683*1202
True Color
171 Kb



The Annunciation (detail)
1596-1600
Oil on canvas
Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao

850*1109
True Color
169 Kb



Allegory of the Camaldolese Order
1599-1600
Oil on canvas, 124 x 90 cm
Instituto de Valencia de Don Juan, Madrid

900*1236
True Color
169 Kb




Summary of paintings by El Greco
Crete: before 1567 | Venice: 1567-70 | Rome: 1570-75
Spain
1576-80 (page 1) (page 2) | 1581-85 | 1586-90 | 1591-95 | 1596-1600
Santo Domingo: 1577-79 | Count Orgaz: 1586-88 | Colegio: 1596-1600
Capilla San José: 1597-99 | Illescas: 1603-05 | Apostolado: 1610-14
c. 1600 | 1601-05 | 1606-10 | c. 1610 | after 1610
Oballe Chapel: 1608-13 | Hospital Tavera: 1608-14 | Drawings | Sculptures
Subjects
| Apostles | Saints | Christ | Portraits |