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

Bust of an Apostle

Unpainted wood, height 48 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

There is only one surviving sculpture by El Greco's own hand in the Toledo Cathedral. Several others were executed by J. B. Monegro after designs by El Greco, among them a series of Apostles.

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