Annunciation (El Greco, Madrid)

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Annunciation
Domenikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco - The Annunciation - Google Art Project.jpg
ArtistEl Greco
Year1609
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions294 cm × 204 cm (116 in × 80 in)
LocationPrivate collection, Madrid

Annunciation is a 1609 work by El Greco, now in a private collection in Madrid. It is a variant on his work on the same theme as part of the Doña María de Aragón Altarpiece. The painter died in April 1614 and the work may have been completed by his son Jorge Manuel after that date.

Bibliography (in Spanish)[edit]

  • ÁLVAREZ LOPERA, José, El Greco, Madrid, Arlanza, 2005, Biblioteca «Descubrir el Arte», (colección «Grandes maestros»). ISBN 84-9550-344-1.
  • SCHOLZ-HÄNSEL, Michael, El Greco, Colonia, Taschen, 2003. ISBN 978-3-8228-3173-1.
  • ArteHistoria.com. «Anunciación». [Consulta: 09.01.2011].