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The Adoration of the Shepherds  1610

by El Greco

El Greco often made replicas or variants of important compositions. This repeats many of the features of a painting done for Juan de Ribera, patriarch of Antioch and archbishop of Valencia. The quality of this painting is higher than that of the primary version. El Greco’s late work is characterized by a tendency towards abstraction and almost dance-like, restless movement...
144.5 x 101.3 cm (56 7/8 x 39 7/8 in.)
Oil on Canvas
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