El Greco, Sponsor a Masterpiece with YOUR NAME CHOICE for $5. La adoración de los pastores (C.L.) National Museum of African American History and Culture, J.F.Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, National Roman Legion Museum & Caerleon Fortress & Baths, Musée National du Moyen Age – National Museum of the Middle Ages, Akrotiri Archaeological Site – Santorini – Thera, Museum of the History of the Olympic Games, Alte Nationalgalerie – National Gallery, Berlin, Deutsches Historisches Museum – German Historical Museum, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere – Virtual Tour, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía- Virtual Tour, Nationalmuseum – National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Jewish Museum of Australia – Virtual Tour, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Buenos Aires), Most Popular Museums, Art and Historical Sites, Museum Masterpieces and Historical Objects, Popular Museums, Art and Historical Sites, “Las Meninas” or “The Ladies-in-Waiting” by Diego Velázquez, “The Triumph of Bacchus” by Diego Velázquez, “Christ Falling on the Way to Calvary” by Raphael, “The Triumph of Death” by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, “Saturn Devouring His Son” by Francisco Goya, “The Third of May 1808” by Francisco Goya, “The Judgment of Paris” by Peter Paul Rubens, “The Adoration of the Shepherds” by El Greco, “Self-Portrait with Gloves” by Albrecht Dürer, “The Surrender of Breda” by Diego Velázquez, “Christ Crowned with Thorns” by Anthony van Dyck, Title: The Adoration of the Shepherds, Dimensions: Height: 319 cm (10.4 ft); Width: 180 cm (70.8 ″), Greek: Doménikos Theotokópoulos, Birth: 1541 – Heraklion, Crete, Died: 1614 (aged 73) – Toledo, Spain. El joven Murillo, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao :, 2009, pp. Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23. For a shipping fee of just $1.99 ($0.99 for each additional one) you will receive a high-quality art print, custom produced by Free Art, Inc. specifically for you. FreeArt provides free small art prints and posters of millions of images! The Adoration of the Shepherds c. 1614 Oil on canvas, 319 x 180 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid: This painting once decorated El Greco's tomb in one of the chapels of the Monastery of St Dominic (Santo Domingo El Antiguo) in Toledo. / Alto 6 pies, 8 pulg, 6 lin; ancho 8 pies, 2 pulg. In 1577, he moved to Toledo, Spain, where he lived and worked until his death. He was of Greek origin, even though he spent most of his professional life in Spain, ultimately becoming one of the most famous Mannerist Artists in history. The elongation of the bodies characterizes this masterpiece, as … Possibly he knew his end was close, and this painting seems to burst with a manic energy, as though he were desperate to get this deeply personal piece down onto canvas whilst there was still time. The artist frequently signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος (Doménikos Theotokópoulos), often adding the word Κρής (Krēs, “Cretan”). “The Adoration of the Shepherds” by El Greco depicts a traditional subject that El Greco returned to during the last year of his life. 1972, pp. El Greco made this painting to hang over his tomb in a church in Toledo. The painting’s subject is taken from the story of the Nativity: it depicts the shepherds witnessing the miracle represented by the newborn Jesus Christ in the stable where he was born. All rights reserved, The itinerary TITULORECORRIDO has been successfully created. Núm. Museo Nacional del Prado, El Greco y la pintura española del Renacimiento: guía, Museo del Prado, Aldeasa, Madrid, 2001, pp.