The Fable (Q5966793)

Label from: English (en)

movement: Mannerism (Q131808)
genre: allegory (Q2839016)
artist: El Greco (Q301)
collection: Museo del Prado (Q160112)
location: Museo del Prado (Q160112)
country of origin: Spain (Q29)
material used: oil paint (Q296955) canvas (Q4259259)
depicts: boy (Q3010) monkey (Q1367)
instance of: painting (Q3305213)

catalog URL: https://www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collection/art-work/fable/2c69097b-fa49-4fe9-8cf5-8b5bda2baf61

information from the Museo del Prado catalog

description: This scene of a young man blowing on burning embers was already developed by El Greco in Italy. Here, the motif is complicated by a mischievous young ...

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