Self-Portrait (El Greco)

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El Greco - Portrait of a Man - WGA10554.jpg
ArtistEl Greco
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions52.7 cm × 46.7 cm (20.7 in × 18.4 in)
LocationMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Self-Portrait or Portrait of an Old Man is an oil on canvas painting by El Greco, dating to between 1595 and 1600 and usually identified as a self-portrait. It shows the influence of Titian and Tintoretto, picked up by El Greco in Venice. It is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.[1]

The work is on view at the Metropolitan Museum in Gallery 958.


  • (in Spanish) ÁLVAREZ LOPERA, José, El Greco, Madrid, Arlanza, 2005, Biblioteca «Descubrir el Arte», (colección «Grandes maestros»). ISBN 84-9550-344-1.
  • (in Spanish) SCHOLZ-HÄNSEL, Michael, El Greco, Colonia, Taschen, 2003. ISBN 978-3-8228-3173-1.


  1. ^ "Portrait of an Old Man". Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 19 October 2018.

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