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image of The Holy Family with Saint Anne and the Infant John the Baptist El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
El Greco (painter)
Greek, 1541 - 1614
The Holy Family with Saint Anne and the Infant John the Baptist, c. 1595/1600
oil on canvas
overall: 53.2 x 34.4 cm (20 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.) framed: 73 x 54.6 x 6.4 cm (28 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
Not on View
From the Tour: El Greco
Object 5 of 8

1922Wehle, Harry B. "The Michael Dreicer Collection." Bulletin of The Metropolitan Museum of Art 17 (1922): 103-106.
1926Mayer, August L. Dominico Theotocopuli, El Greco. Munich, 1926: 8, no. 31, pl. 32.
1931Burroughs, Bryson. Catalogue of Paintings: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1931: 145, no. G791-2.
1931Mayer, August L. El Greco. Berlin, 1931: 83.
1937Legendre, Maurice, and Alfred Hartmann. Domenikos Theotokopoulos Called El Greco. Paris, 1937: 144, repro.
1941Gudiol y Ricart, José. "Span of Spanish Painting: 1150-1828." Art News 40 (1 April, 1941): 17.
1950Camón Aznar, José. Dominico Greco. 2 vols. Madrid, 1950: 1:581; 2:1370, no. 242 (also 1970 rev. ed., 1:588, fig. 477; 2:1352, no. 254).
1956Walker, John. "The Nation's Newest Old Masters." The National Geographic Magazine 110, no. 5 (November 1956): 634.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 270, repro., as The Holy Family.
1959Richardson, E. P., ed. "Accessions of American and Canadian Museums, April-June 1959." The Art Quarterly 22, no. 3 (Autumn 1959): 277.
1962Wethey, Harold E. El Greco and His School. 2 vols. Princeton, 1962: 1:46, fig. 102; 2:59-60, no. 88 (also Spanish ed. Madrid, 1967: 1:62-63, pl. 87; 2:74-75, no. 88).
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 63, as The Holy Family.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 54, repro., as The Holy Family.
1969Manzini, Gianna, and Tiziana Frati. L'opera completa del Greco. Milan, 1969: no. 99b.
1972Cossío, Manuel B. El Greco. Edited by Natalia Cossío de Jiménez. Barcelona, 1972: 358, no. 30.
1973Gudiol y Ricart, José. Domenikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco. Translated by Kenneth Lyons. New York, 1973: 197, 349, no. 147, color fig. 175 (also 1983 ed.: 197, 349, no. 147, color fig. 175).
1974Harris Frankfort, Enriqueta. "El Greco's Holy Family with the Child ...: An Image of Silence ...." In Hortus Imaginum, Essays in Western Art. Edited by R. Enggass and M. Stockard. Lawrence, Kansas, 1974: 103-111, fig. 69.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 164, repro., as The Holy Family.
1975Lafuente Ferrari, Enrique, and José Manuel Pita Andrade. El Greco: The Expressionism of His Final Years. Translated by Robert E. Wolf. New York, 1975: 156, no. 26.
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 201-220, fig. 196, attributed to the studio of El Greco.
1982Garrido, María del Carmen, and José María Cabrera. "Estudio técnico comparativo de dos Sagradas Familias del Greco." Boletín del Museo del Prado 3 (1982): 98.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 237, no. 305, color repro., as The Holy Family.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 189, repro.
1986McKim-Smith, Gridley, María del Carmen Garrido, and Sarah L. Fisher. "A Note on Reading El Greco's Revisions: A Group of Paintings of the Holy Family." Studies in the History of Art 18 (1986): 67-77, figs. 1, 5.
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: 72-77, color repro. 75.
1990El Greco of Crete: Exhibition on the Occasion of the 450th Anniversary of his Birth. Exh. cat. Iraklion, 1990: 234, 370-371, color repro. 235.
2000Kirsh, Andrea, and Levenson, Rustin S. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies. Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies, vol. 1. New Haven, 2000: 197-199, fig. 211-216.

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