HE has inspired generations of the world’s greatest artists and left a legacy of fabulous artworks, and this week marks 400 years since his death.
El Greco, who died on April 7 1614, is being honoured with a year of activities and exhibitions that have taken three years and more than €15 million to organise.
Over 100 of El Greco’s works are on display in venues throughout Toledo, in the largest exhibition of the artist ever held – more than 60 of which have arrived from 29 different world cities.
Some have even been brought from his home country of Crete, as well as Madrid and Valladolid, The city hopes to attract more than a million visitors.
For more information visit: www.elgreco2014.com
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