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Member Lecture: El Greco—Ambition and Defiance

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Painting of the Virgin Mary ascending to heaven amongst multitude of angels.
The Assumption of the Virgin, 1577–79
Domenico Theotokópoulos, called El Greco

Hear from Rebecca Long, Patrick G and Shirley W. Ryan Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, as she discusses El Greco: Ambition and Defiance and explores how the artist’s style changed throughout his career.

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