El Greco's life

Timeline created by AnthiH.
  • Apr 30, 1541

    Date of birth

    Date of birth
    El Greco or Dominicos Theotokopoulos was born in Crete, Greece in 1541.
  • Mar 13, 1566

    Studies

    He studied Byzantine icon painting in Hania.
  • Jul 18, 1567

    Moving to Venice

    Moving to Venice
    In 1567 he moved to Venice where he continued studying painting.
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  • Mar 27, 1570

    Moving to Rome

    Moving to Rome
    In 1570 he moved to Rome where he worked until 1577.
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  • Jan 17, 1577

    Moving to Spain

    Moving to Spain
    In 1577 he moved to Spain where he lived and worked until the end of his life.
  • Death

    Death
    He died in Toledo, Spain in 1614 at the age of 73.
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  • Period:
    Apr 30, 1541
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    El Greco's biography