Cultural

Friends and Patrons of El Greco in Toledo
Benaki museum Main Building |


photo source: Benaki museum official page
The exhibition is organized on the occasion of the quatercentenary of Domenikos Theotokopoulos’ death, focused on the presentation of the intellectuals, collectors and patrons who constituted El Greco’s personal close circle in Toledo, inspiring and supporting him, throughout his creative journey.

The exhibition comprises important archival material from archives in Toledo (Archivo Municipal de Toledo, Archivo Provincial de Toledo, Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha) and Madrid (Archivo Historico de Protocolos de Madrid), manuscripts and books from the National Library of Spain (Biblioteca Nacional de Espana), as well as four portraits of El Greco from the collections of the Museo del Prado, the Museo del Greco in Toledo as well as from a private collection in London.

The exhibition is accompanied by a rich scientific publication, edited by Art Historian Nikos Hadjinikolaou (Professor Emeritus of the University of Crete).

Exhibition curators: Richard Kagan (Professor, John Hopkins University, Baltimore), Nikos Hadjinikolaou

Duration
13/11/2014 – 01/03/2015
Place
Athens
Benaki Museum
Tickets
€ 5, € 3
Organization
Benaki Museum
Place

Leave a Reply

*

© 2009 LivinLovin. All rights reserved - Created by Top Creations TopCreations.