El Greco Museum, Toledo
The El Greco Museum (in Spanish: Museo del Greco) is located in Toledo, Spain. It celebrates the mannerist painter El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, 1541–1614), who spent much of his life in Toledo, having been born in Fodele, Crete.
The museum opened in 1911 and is located in the Jewish Quarter of Toledo. It consists of two buildings, a 16th-century house with a courtyard and an early 20th century building forming the museum, together with a garden. The house recreates the home of El Greco, which no longer exists. The museum houses many artworks by El Greco, especially from his late period. There are also paintings by other 17th-century Spanish artists, as well as furniture from the period and pottery from Talavera de la Reina in the Province of Toledo.
Gallery and collections
View and Plan of Toledo by El Greco
Auto de fé celebrated in the 17th century in a large Spanish public square.
- Museum of El Greco, Fodele, Crete (birthplace of El Greco)
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