GRECO, El
(b. 1541, Candia, d. 1614, Toledo)

St John the Baptist

1577-79
Oil on canvas, 212 x 78 cm
Santo Domingo el Antiguo, Toledo

The figures of St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist flank the central large painting of The Assumption on the High Altar in the church of Santo Domingo el Antiguo in Toledo. In contrast with the Assumption, which is substituted by a copy, these paintings remained in situ.




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