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Greek under Latin influences

Nicholas Cranfield enjoys a new study of El Greco's work

Art and the Religious Image in El Greco's Italy
Andrew R. Casper
Penn State University Press £76.95
(978-0-271-06054-5)
Church Times Bookshop £69.25 (Use code CT640 )

PROFESSOR Andrew Casper's densely illustrated essay on the "artful icon" is an insightful study of the nine years that the philosophising painter Domenico Theotocopolo spent in Italy (1567-76), on his way from his native Crete to Spain, where ...

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