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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1930.188
People
Workshop of Domenico Theotocopoli, called El Greco, Spanish (1541 - 1614)
Title
Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1600
Culture
Spanish
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
41.3 x 52.7 cm (16 1/4 x 20 3/4 in.)
framed: 64.1 x 74.9 x 8.9 cm (25 1/4 x 29 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Naumburg (by 1927 - 1928); Mrs. Nettie G. Naumburg (1928 - 1930) bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1930.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Nettie G. Naumburg
Accession Year
1930
Object Number
1930.188
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Loan Exhibition of Religious Art for the Benefit of The Basilique of the Sacre Coeur of Paris, exh. cat. (New York, 1927), cat. no. VI, reproduced

Christy Cunningham, "The Fogg Art Museum's Purification of the Temple by El Greco: An Analytical Report" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1981), Unpublished, pp. 1-50 passim

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), pp. 110, 371, repr. b/w cat. no. 818

Exhibition History

Loan Exhibition of Religious Art for the Benefit of the Basilique of the Sacre Coeur of Paris, Jacques Seligmann Galleries, 03/01/1927 - 04/01/1927

Subjects and Contexts

Google Art Project

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