El Greco 1541 – 1614

The Immaculate Conception

oil on canvas (108 × 82 cm) — ca. 1610 Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano

El Greco biography

Also known as The Virgin of the Immaculate Conception. According to a catholic dogma, Mary was born free of the original sin that all others carry from the moment they are born: the heritage of the Fall of Man.

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