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ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) View of Toledo by El Greco Perhaps El Greco did not know what he was saying. Maybe he was... El Greco: Genius of Spanish Art

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View of Toledo by El Greco

Perhaps El Greco did not know what he was saying. Maybe he was exaggerating in order to make a point. But one thing is for sure. He knew how to paint, and he even acknowledged Michelangelo’s influence by painting a portrait of the great master. Later, El Greco moved out of Italy and settled in the city of Toledo, the religious center of Spain.

In Toledo, El Greco produced many of his greatest paintings. But at the time, people were often pu...

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