El Greco: Life and Works

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Birth

1541

Officially began practicing as a painter

1563

Moves to and lives in Venice, Italy

1567 - 1571

Moves and lives in Rome, Italy

1571 - 1575

Returns to Venice

1575 - 1577

First commission in Spain

1576

Moves to and lives in Toledo, Spain

1577 - April 7, 1614

Birth of son Jorge Manuel

1578

with Jerónima de las Cuevas, though they apparently never married

Major commission for the Chapel of San Jose

1597 - 1599

Final major commission

1608

Death

April 7, 1614

Paintings

Dormition of the Virgin

1565 - 1566

The Passion of Christ

1566

The Last Supper

1567 - 1570

The Assumption of the Virgin

1577

The Disrobing of Christ

1577 - 1579

Maria Magdalen in Penitence

1577

The Holy Trinity

1577 - 1578

Saint Mary Magdalene

1582 - 1586

The Burial of the Count of Orgaz

1586 - 1588

Veil of Veronica

1587 - 1596

Holy Family with Saint Anne

1590 - 1595

View of Toledo

1596 - 1600

Saint Martin and the Beggar

1597 - 1599

Portrait of Cardinal Nino de Guevara

1600 - 1601

Virgin of the Immaculate Conception

1607 - 1613

The Opening of the Fifth Seal

1608 - 1614

Laocoon

1610 - 1614

The Adoration of the Shepherds

1612 - 1614