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The oil on canvas painting BURIAL OF COUNT ORGAZ, by El Greco, located in the Church of Santo Tome, Toledo, Spain, painted in 1586, is a great example of 16 th century Northern renaissance art. It reflects the Northern approach mainly because of its focus on the minute details, and on capturing the human emotion. This painting also includes strong symbolism; from the bishop and clergymen’s ornate robes, the cross that is being held up over Count Orgaz’s body, to the scene of heaven above. It is very interesting to see the emotion captured on all of the faces in this painting. The Count has a gray color and looks deceased, the Bishops face shows that he genuinely cares and is sad that this man has passed. Some of the people observing the ceremony are looking up as if they are going to witness the Count’s ascension into heaven, the others seem as if they see this time as a good opportunity to discuss other matters with people; maybe they
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