Greco, El (1541-1614). Cretan born, painter and sculptor, regarded as the first genius of the Spanish School. His real name was Domenikos Theotocopoulos.

Little is known of his early works, in Byzantine tradition painting. Recently discovered are painting from the Virgin Church of the Koimesis, Syros. In 1566 he is referred to in a Cretan document as a master painter.

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