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

View and Plan of Toledo (detail)

c. 1610
Oil on canvas
Museo de El Greco, Toledo

In the sky, the Virgin and angels are seen holding the chasuble which will be awarded to Saint Ildefonso, patron saint of Toledo, for his devotion. The saint is in the Cathedral of Toledo, barely discernible on the horizon.




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