Exhibit image
6 10.0 (5)

Portrait of a man  1600

by El Greco

El Greco’s candid portraits have been consistently admired for their naturalism and psychological insight, even when (as in the eighteenth century) his other works fell out of favor. Since about 1900 this portrait of about 1595–1600 has been alternately accepted and rejected as a searching self-portrait. No indisputable evidence of the artist’s appearance is known, althoug...
52.7 x 46.7 cm (20 3/4 x 18 3/8 in.)
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art