The historic building in Toledo where one of El Greco’s masterpieces stands out

J. F. Alonso



This Tuesday, April 7, a small group of specialists in El greco He recalled in an Instagram room the 407th anniversary of the death of Doménikos Theotokopoulos (he was born on October 1, 1541 in Candía, now Heraklion, on the island of Crete, and died in Toledo, on April 7, 1614). Among the participants was Fernando Luis Fontes Blanco, director of the Santa Cruz Museum, in Toledo, one of the most interesting museums in Spain both for its headquarters (the old Hospital de Santa Cruz del Cardenal Mendoza) and for its collection of paintings. And, above all, for a spectacular room dedicated to this universal painter.

The works of El Greco that can be seen in the

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