El Greco-Dominikos Theotokopoulos

It is broadly trusted that the painter Domenicos Theotokopoulos was born near Heraklion in 1541, amid the time of Venetian guideline. It is comprehended that served an apprenticeship in Heraklion before leaving for Venice, where he was potentially a student of Titian. He later moved to Rome and afterward to Toledo, in Spain. Here, his supporter was Diego Castilla, Dean of Toledo Cathedral. Theotokopoulos embraced a large portion of his real work here and earned the name El Greco, ‘the Greek’. He died in 1614.

El Greco applied his unique painting style, which, although stemming from the style of maniera latina, differs greatly from that of other Cretan painters of his generation. It was characterized as the forerunner of modern art in the 20th century, as he utilized and composed elements of Eastern and Western Culture. Unfortunately, you cannot admire some of his artistic creations in Crete, but there are copies in the church of Fodele and a presentation at home, which is thought to have been born