Emmanuelle Alt was born in Paris in 1967, where she went to school at the Assomption-Lübeck Institute. At 17 years old, she took her first steps into the fashion industry as a beauty assistant for Elle.
Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco Spanish, born Crete, 1541–1614 The Assumption of the Virgin, 1577–79 Oil on canvas 158 3/4 x 83 3/4 in. (403.2 x 211.8 cm); original image, approximate: 156 1/16 x 79 3/4 in. (396.4 x 202.5 cm) Inscribed on paper at lower right in Greek: (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, Cretan, displayed this in 1577)