(b. 1541, Candia, d. 1614, Toledo)
St Francis in Prayer before the Crucifix1585-90
Oil on canvas, 105,5 x 86,5 cm
Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao
This painting, coming from the monastery of Cuerva (Toledo), is one (perhaps the oldest) of the many versions of this subject painted by El Greco.