El Greco

Laocoön



El Greco - Laocoön

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 307


Provenance

Probably in El Greco's possession at his death
his son Jorge Manuel Theotócópuli, Toledo, in 1621
The Infante Antonio María Felipe Luis de Orleáns, Duque de Montpensier (1824-1890), Seville
by inheritance to his son, the Infante Don Antonio de Orleáns, Duque de Galliera, Sanlúcar de Barremada, Cádiz
with Durand-Ruel, Paris by 1910
with Paul Cassirer, Berlin, by October 1915
The pianist Edwin Fischer (1886-1960), Basel and Berlin, by 1923
Eleanora Irme von Jeszenski von Mendelssohn, Berlin, who was divorced from Fischer in 1925, by 1926
T.R.H. Prince and Princess Paul of Yugoslavia, Belgrade, Johannesburg, and Paris, by May 1934
consigned 1946 by Prince Paul to M. Knoedler and Co., London, Paris, and New York
sold February 1946 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1946 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1946.18.1

Other works by El Greco


El Greco The Annunciation
The Annunciation

El Greco The Holy Family
The Holy Family
c. 1590

El Greco Christ driving the Traders from the Temple
Christ driving the Traders from the Temple
c. 1600

El Greco Madonna and Child with St. Martina and St. Agnes
Madonna and Child with St. Martina and St. Agnes
1597-99

El Greco
Laocoön
c. 1610
137.5 x 172.5 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection