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Saint Dominic in Prayer  1605

by El Greco

A favorite subject of El Greco and his workshop, Saint Dominic founded the mendicant order that bears his name and popularized the use of the Rosary after receiving it in a vision. El Greco’s novel brushwork, distilled composition, and restrained palette convey a sense of spiritual intensity as Dominic kneels in solemn devotion before the crucifix. Such paintings were espe...
104.7 x 82.9 cm (41 1/4 x 32 5/8 in.)
Oil on Canvas
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