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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.
1931Mayer, August L. El Greco. Berlin, 1931: 83, 99.
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.
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).
1956Guinard, Paul. El Greco. Translated by James Emmons. Cleveland, 1956: 26.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 32, color repro., as THe Virgin with Saint Ines and Saint Tecla.
1957Soehner, Halldor. "Ein Hauptwerk Grecos: die Kapelle San José in Toledo." Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 9 (1957): 215-222, fig. 26.
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.
1958Gaya Nuño, Juan Anotonio. La pintura española fuera de España; historia y catàlogo. Madrid, 1958: 199, no. 1338, color pl. 6.
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.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 162, repro., as The Virgin with Saint Inés and Saint Tecla.
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.
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.
1990El Greco of Crete: Exhibition on the Occasion of the 450th Anniversary of his Birth. Exh. cat. Iraklion, 1990: 238, fig. 2, 371.
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.
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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