Thursday, January 26, 2012

The divine proportion

El entierro del señor Orgaz, populary called El Entierro del conde Orgaz is a large painting painted by El Greco (1541-1614). Is and oil painting, done for parish of Santo Tomé, in Toledo, between 1586 and 1588. The painting is preserved in this place and is considered one of the best works of the author and is one of the most admired.

In this painting we can see that that the lower part of the painting is based on thedivine proportion, whereas the higher part is based the MysticPentagram and the pentagon which fits in it.

Iratxe and Lucía