Lot 420
  • 420

Circle of Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco

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20,000 - 30,000 USD
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68,500 USD
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Description

  • Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco
  • St. James the Minor
  • oil on canvas
  • 35 1/4 by 28 3/4 in.; 89.5 by 73 cm.

Provenance

Félix Bamberg, Consul General, Paris;
Félix Labat, Madrid, until 1922;
S. Bourgeois, Paris;
Art Trade, Amsterdam, by 1926;
Mrs. Edith R. Bennett (previously Edith Rosenheim-Randon) Paris and Washington D.C., by 1937.

Exhibited

Paris, Wildenstein Gallery, El Greco Exhibition, 1937, no. 46;
Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Four Centuries of European Painting, 1951, no. 60 (as "El Greco");
Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Religous Art of the Western World, 1958 (as "El Greco").

Literature

F. de Miomandre, "Collection Félix Labat," in Les Arts, vol. 16, 1920, pp. 11-16, cat. no. 181;
Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Excursiones, vol. XXIX, 1921, p. 73;
Exposción de la colección de D. Félix Labat, exhibition catalogue, Madrid 1922, cat. no. 6;
A.L. Mayer, El Greco, Munich 1926, pp. 30-31, cat. no. 182, reproduced;
M. Legendre & A. Hartmann, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco, Paris 1937, p. 336, reproduced (as El Greco);
Camón Aznar, nos. 345 and also 408, illustrated, fig. 808;
Four Centuries of European Painting, exhibition catalogue, Dallas 1951, cat. no. 60, reproduced, fig. 59 (as by El Greco).
Religous Art of the Western World, exhibition catalogue, Dallas 1958, p. 26 (as El Greco);
H.E. Wethey, El Greco and His School, Princeton 1962, p. 241, cat. no. X-371 (under 'School Works, Copies, and Wrong Attributions').

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