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image of Madonna and Child with Saint Martina and Saint Agnes El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
El Greco (painter)
Greek, 1541 - 1614
Madonna and Child with Saint Martina and Saint Agnes, 1597/1599
oil on canvas, wooden strip added at bottom
overall: 193.5 x 103 cm (76 3/16 x 40 9/16 in.) framed: 221 x 136.5 x 12.1 cm (87 x 53 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.26
Not on View
From the Tour: El Greco
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1845Amador de los Rios, José. Toledo pintoresco o descripción de sus más célebres monumentos. Madrid, 1845: 186.
1857Parro, Sisto Ramón. Toledo en la mano o descripción histórico-artísica de la magnífica catedral y de los demás célebres monumentos. 2 vols. Toledo, 1857: 2:320.
1890Palazuelos, El Vizconde de. Toledo: guía artísticopráctica. Toledo, 1890: 958.
1906Lafond, Paul. "La Chapelle San José de Tolède et ses peintures du Greco." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 36 (1906): 388-389, repro. 389.
1907Thieme, Ulrich, and Felix Becker, eds. Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. 37 vols. Leipzig, 1907-1950: 33(1939):6.
1908Cossío, Manuel B. El Greco. Madrid, 1908: 303, 588, no. 241, pl. 45 (also rev. ed., ed. Natalia Cossío Jímenez. Barcelona, 1972: 172, 174, 340, n. 9, fig. 50).
1911Mayer, August L. El Greco. Munich, 1911: 40.
1916Berenson, Bernard, and William Roberts. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: Early Italian and Spanish Schools. Philadelphia, 1916: unpaginated, repro.
1923Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923: unpaginated, repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inés and Saint Tecla.
1926Mayer, August L. Dominico Theotocopuli, El Greco. Munich, 1926: 8, no. 35, pl. 33.
1931Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 32, repro., as The Virgin with Santa Inés and Santa Tecla.
1931Mayer, August L. El Greco. Berlin, 1931: 83, 99.
1935Tietze, Hans. Meisterwerke europäischer Malerei in Amerika. Vienna, 1935: 7, repro. (English ed., Masterpieces of European Painting in America. New York, 1939: 7, repro.).
1938Goldscheider, Ludwig. El Greco. London, 1938: pl. 116 (also 1949 rev. ed.: pl. 110).
1940Widener, Peter A.B. Without Drums. New York, 1940: 59-60.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 5, as The Virgin with Santa Inés and Santa Tecla.
1944Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 76, color repro., as The Virgin with Santa Inés and Santa Tecla.
1945Cook 1945, 66, fig. 1.
1946Favorite Paintings from the National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.. New York, 1946: 21-24, color repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inés and Saint Tecla.
1948Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 31, repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inés and Saint Tecla.
1950Camón Aznar, José. Dominico Greco. 2 vols. Madrid, 1950: 2:692-697, 1369, no. 227, figs. 530-531 (also 1970 rev. ed., 2:704-708, 1351, no. 236, figs. 582, 584-585).
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 32, color repro., as THe Virgin with Saint Ines and Saint Tecla.
1956Guinard, Paul. El Greco. Translated by James Emmons. Cleveland, 1956: 26.
1957Soehner, Halldor. "Ein Hauptwerk Grecos: die Kapelle San José in Toledo." Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 9 (1957): 215-222, fig. 26.
1958Gaya Nuño, Juan Anotonio. La pintura española fuera de España; historia y catàlogo. Madrid, 1958: 199, no. 1338, color pl. 6.
1958Soehner, Halldor. "Greco in Spanien." Münchner Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst 8 (1957): 167; Münchener Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst 9/10 (1958/1959): 190, under nos. 56-57.
1960Evans, Grose. Spanish Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1960 (Booklet Number Ten in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 16, color repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inés and Saint Tecla.
1961Soehner, Halldor. Una obra maestra de El Greco: la Capilla de San José de Toledo. Translated by M. a de los Angeles Vázquez de Parga. Madrid, 1961: 30-32, pls, 20-24.
1962Wethey, Harold E. El Greco and His School. 2 vols. Princeton, 1962: 1:47, fig. 115; 2:12-13, no. 17 (also Spanish ed. Madrid, 1967: 1:63, pl. 99, 2:28, no. 17).
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 162, no. 622, color repro. 163.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 62, as The Virgin with Saint Inès and Saint Tecla.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:198, color repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inès and Saint Tecla.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 54, repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inès and Saint Tecla.
1969Manzini, Gianna, and Tiziana Frati. L'opera completa del Greco. Milan, 1969: no. 105-D, color pls. 17, 18.
1973Gudiol y Ricart, José. Domenikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco. Translated by Kenneth Lyons. New York, 1973: 175-176, 348, no. 134, color fig. 160.
1975Lafuente Ferrari, Enrique, and José Manuel Pita Andrade. El Greco: The Expressionism of His Final Years. Translated by Robert E. Wolf. New York, 1975: 158, no. 57, color pls. 15-17.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 162, repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inés and Saint Tecla.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 238, no. 306, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 187, repro.
1990Brown, Jonathan, and Richard G. Mann. Spanish Paintings of the Fifteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1990: 51-56, color repro. 53.
1990El Greco of Crete: Exhibition on the Occasion of the 450th Anniversary of his Birth. Exh. cat. Iraklion, 1990: 238, fig. 2, 371.
1993Griswold, Susanna P. "Two Paintings by El Greco: Saint Martin and the Beggar." Studies in the History of Art 41 (1993): 133, 140, 142-143, 147, repro. no. 5.
1998Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. "Virgin/Virginity." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:906.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 113, no. 87, color repro.
2011Hall, Marcia. The Sacred Image in the Age of Art: Titian, Tintoretto, Barocci, El Greco, Caravaggio. New Haven, 2011: 237-238, color repro.

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