El Greco

View of Toledo



El Greco - View of Toledo

Literature

Pierre Rosenberg, Only in America, Milano, 2006, pp. 70-71


Provenance

?the artist, El Greco, Toledo, until died 1614
?his son, Jorge Manuel Theotocopoulos, 1614–at least 1621
?Pedro Salazar de Mendoza, Toledo
?Pedro Lasso de la Vega, 1st Conde de los Arcos, Batres, until died 1637
his grandson, Pedro Lasso de la Vega, 2nd Conde de Arcos, 4th Conde de Añover, Batres, 1637–died 1699
by descent to Sebastián de Guzmán y Spínola, 5th Marqués de Montealegre, until died 1757
his son, José de Guzmán y Guevara, 6th Marqués de Montealegre, 1757–died 1781
by descent through the Condes de Oñate to Carlos Luis de Guzmán y de la Cerda, 21st Duque de Nájera, until died 1880
his widow, María Josefa de la Cerda y Palafox, Condessa viuda de Oñate, Oñate Palace, Madrid, 1880–died 1884
Carlos Luis's brother, José Rainiero de Guzmán y de la Cerda, 22nd Duque de Nájera, 1884–died 1891
by descent to Juan de Zavala y de Guzmán, 25th Duque de Nájera, Oñate Palace, 1901–7, sold to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1907–9, bought from Ricardo de Madrazo (their agent in Spain), sold to Havemeyer
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York, 1909–died 1929

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 29.100.6

Other works by El Greco


El Greco The Disrobing of Christ
The Disrobing of Christ
1602/07

El Greco Saint James the Greater
Saint James the Greater

El Greco (also attributed to Sofonisba Anguissola) Lady in a Fur Wrap
Lady in a Fur Wrap
1577-80

El Greco The Assumption of the Virgin
The Assumption of the Virgin
1577-79

El Greco
View of Toledo
c. 1598–99
121.3 x 108.6 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed (lower right, in Greek): Domenikos Theotokopoulos / made this
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929