Greek artist Domínikos Theotokópoulos, usually referred to as El Greco, is considered one of the most outstanding artists of the late sixteenth century. He became the main representative of Mannerism in Spain with an individual style that was unusual and groundbreaking for his time and provided inspiration for modernists centuries later.
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Anke von Heyl is an art historian and independent consultant and author. She specializes in art education and works for museums throughout Germany on various visitor education projects.