St. Matthew, as evangelist, carries an open book and pen. The light falls on his blue tunic and crimson cloak, converting the most illuminated areas into almost whitish tones, in keeping with the techniques of the Venetian school as well as the Florentine style.


  • Title: St. Matthew
  • Date Created: 1610 - 1614
  • Painter: El Greco
  • Original Tittle: San Mateo
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: CERES

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