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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Follower of El Greco
SAINT FRANCIS STANDING IN MEDITATION
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418

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Follower of El Greco
SAINT FRANCIS STANDING IN MEDITATION
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Follower of El Greco
SAINT FRANCIS STANDING IN MEDITATION

Provenance

Hahlo;
Sedelmeyer, Paris 1907 (?);
A. Raoul, Paris (?);
Alex Beskow, Stockholm;
Appleton S. Bridges, given to the Museum in 1926.

Exhibited

San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego (Palace of Fine Arts), California Pacific International Exposition, Official Art Exhibition, 29 May - 11 November 1935, p. 29, cat. no. 578, reproduced plate XLIII (as by El Greco);
San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego (Palace of Fine Arts) California Pacific international Exposition, Official Art Exhibition, 12 February - 9 September 1936, cat. no. 355, reproduced, p. 45 (as by El Greco);
Omaha, Nebraska, Joslyn Memorial Museum, 1943.

Literature

Manuel B. Cossio,  El Greco, 1908, no. 311 (as by El Greco);
A. L. Mayer, El Greco, 1926, p.42, no. 251a (as possibly a workshop example);
Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, Catalogue of the paintings and tapestries in the Permanent Collection,  1927, vol. II, no. 1, cat. no. 51, reproduced p.39;
Ralph Morris, "Spanish Treasures in San Diego" American Magazine of Art, March 1928, p.133, illus. p. 137 (as by El Greco);
Hazel Boyer Braun, "The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego", Art and Archaeology, vol. XXVII, May 1929, pp. 211-219, reproduced, p. 217 (as El Greco);
Reginald Poland, "A Baker's dozen important painting in San Diego's Gallery", American Magazine of Art, January 1930, p. 26 (as El Greco);
California Arts and Architecture, vol. XLVIII, August 1935, no. 2, reproduced,. p. 22. 
M. Legendre and A. Hartmann, Domenico Theotocupouli dit El Greco, 1937, no. 364, reproduced, (as by El Greco);
N. S. Trivas, "Lesser known American art collections, " Apollo, vol.. XXXIII, June, 1941, pp. 137-139 (as by El Greco);
J. G Andrew, A Catalogue of European Paintings, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1947, reproduced, p. 81 (as by El Greco with possible studio assistance);
Jose Camon Aznar, Domenico Greco, 1950, vol. II, cat. no. 559, vol. I, reproduced, fig. 236 (as by El Greco);
John D. Morse, Old Masters in America, 1955, p. 91;
Juan Antonio Gaya Nuno, La Pintura Espanola Fuera de Espana, 1958, no. 1232 (as by El Greco);
Harold E. Wethey, El Greco and his School, 1962, vol. II, p. 230, cat. no. X-313 (as a copy, late 17th century);
Jose Gudiol, "Iconography and Chronology in El Greco's paintings of St. Francis", Art Bulletin, vol. XLIV, September, 1962, p. 201 (as a replica, known to the author from a photograph).

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