El Greco, 1541-1614

File:El Greco - The Burial of the Count of Orgaz.JPG

The Burial of the Count of Orgaz
Object type painting
Description
Spanish: The burial of the Lord of Orgaz , better known as The Burial of the Count of Orgaz , is an oil on canvas painted in Mannerist style by El Greco between 1586 and 1588. It was made for the church of Santo Tomé de Toledo , ( Spain ), where it still remains, and is considered one of the best works of its author. The painting represents the miracle in which, according to tradition, San Esteban and San Agustín de Hiponacame down from heaven to personally bury Gonzalo Ruiz de Toledo , lord of the village of Orgazand died in 1323, in the church of Santo Tomé, as a reward for his exemplary life of devotion, humility and works of charity. El Greco accepted the commission to carry out the work in 1586, just over two and a half centuries after the events that it represented.
Depicted people
Date between 1586 and 1588
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 480 cm (15.7 ft); Width: 360 cm (11.8 ft)
Object history : commissioned by Andrés Núñez for Santo Tomé, Toledo
References [1] [2]
Authority control
Source / Photographer Unknown
Permission 
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Public domain This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 100 years or less .

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