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The Knight with his hand on his breast (1584) by El Greco

Original price $77.00
Original price $77.00 - Original price $957.00
Original price $77.00
Current price $53.90
$53.90 - $957.00
Current price $53.90
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Print Size: 8" x 10"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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El Greco's "The Knight with his hand on his breast": A Captivating Portrait of Chivalry, Spirituality, and Artistic Genius

Step into the enigmatic world of El Greco's "The Knight with his hand on his breast" (1584). This captivating portrait, now meticulously reproduced on high-quality canvas, invites us to explore the depths of chivalry, spirituality, and the artist's groundbreaking vision.

El Greco's Techniques: A Symphony of Color, Light, and Emotion

El Greco's unique style shines through in this painting. His vibrant, elongated figures, bathed in an ethereal glow, create a sense of otherworldly presence. The knight's armor, rendered in shimmering silver and gold, contrasts with the warm tones of his face and hands, evoking a sense of both vulnerability and strength.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

The knight's posture and gesture are rich in symbolism. His hand on his breast suggests a vow of loyalty or a spiritual connection. The cross-shaped hilt of his sword may symbolize his Christian faith or his readiness to defend his ideals. The landscape in the background, with its rolling hills and distant mountains, adds a sense of depth and grandeur.

Artistic Context: From Mannerism to the Baroque

"The Knight with his hand on his breast" exemplifies El Greco's transition from Mannerism to the Baroque style. While retaining elements of Mannerism, such as the elongated figures and vibrant colors, El Greco's use of light and shadow and his focus on emotional expression foreshadow the Baroque movement that would follow.

Feelings Conveyed: Pride, Honor, and the Quest for the Divine

El Greco captures the essence of chivalry in this portrait. The knight exudes pride and honor, his gaze resolute and determined. Yet, there's also a hint of spirituality in his expression, suggesting a deeper quest for meaning beyond the battlefield. This duality of the worldly and the divine adds depth to the painting's emotional impact.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print brings El Greco's masterpiece to life in your own home. The vibrant colors and intricate details are faithfully reproduced, creating a captivating focal point for any room. Fade-resistant inks ensure the painting's beauty will endure for generations.

Let El Greco's "The Knight with his hand on his breast" inspire awe and contemplation, reminding you of the enduring power of art to capture the human spirit in all its complexity and grandeur.
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Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
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Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
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