Saint Ildefonso
El Greco - circa 1608
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Possibly a preparatory sketch for a larger painting still in Spain, this is an imaginary portrait of the patron saint of Toledo. At a time when El Greco’s genius was not generally recognized, this picture was owned by J-F Millet and Edgar Degas.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1608
Artist age:Approximately 67 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 112 cm (44.09 in.), Width: 65 cm (25.59 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 15 October 2008.
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