And, in carefully tailored suits and plastic-framed glasses, he certainly looks more Gordon Gekko than El Greco.
Yet nothing could be less sensual than the work of El Greco.
In character El Greco was independent to the point of obstinacy.
If you have, you know what Toledo looks like today, for it has changed very little since El Greco painted it.
To begin with, it is now denied that El Greco ever was Titians pupil.
The sombre tonality and the flashes of livid light, recall El Greco in his later period.
El Greco had moved his laboratory and left no forwarding address.
Later he become infatuated with the rhythm and skeleton-like creations of El Greco.
Comte Desmaisons declared that El Greco was his favourite painter.
El Greco's magnificent contempt for material truth is a lesson to all artists.