Saint Martin and the Beggar (El Greco)
|Saint Martin and the Beggar|
|Spanish: San Martín y el mendigo|
|Type||Oil paint on canvas|
|Dimensions||193.5 cm × 103 cm (76.2 in × 41 in)|
|Location||National Gallery of Art, Washington DC|
Saint Martin and the Beggar is a painting by the Greek mannerist painter El Greco, painted c. 1597-1599, that currently is in the collection of The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.  It depicts a legend in the life of Christian saint Martin of Tours: the saint cut off half his cloak and gave it to a beggar.
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