Art in New England: Paintings, Drawings and Prints from Private Collections in New England, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1939), 46–47 cat. 62, 62 pl. 33.
Oskar Hagen, Patterns and Principles of Spanish Art, rev. ed. (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press 1943), 143.
Elizabeth du Gué Trapier, “The Son of El Greco,” Notes Hispanic 3 (1943), 12.
Loan Exhibition of Great Paintings in aid of Allies Merchant Seamen, exh. cat. (Ontario: The Navy League of Canada Ontario division; Toronto: The Art Gallery, 1944), 22 (ill.), 23 cat. 30 [as Christ in the House of Simon].
“Coast to Coast in Art: Toronto,” Canadian Art 1 (1944): 117 (ill.).
Bertina Suida Manning, “El Greco y el arte italiano,” Archivo español de arte 24 (1951): 204–05, pl. 3.
Walter Nigg, Maler des Ewigen: Meditationen über religiöse Kunst (Zurich and Stuttgart: Artemis, 1951), 212–13.
Louis Réau, Iconographie de l’art chrétien, vol. 2, pt. 2 (Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1956), 328.
Antonia Vallentin, El Greco, trans. Andrew Révai and Robin Chancellor (Garden City, N.Y.:Doubleday & Company, 1955), 240–42, pl. 79.
The Art Institute of Chicago, An Illustrated Guide to the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1956), 29.
Paul Guinard El Greco: Biographical and Critical Study (New York: Skira, 1956), 44–45, 100 (ill.).
Halldor Soehner, “Greco in Spanien,” Münchner Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst, 3rd ser., 8 (1957): 180–81, 183–84, 186.
Juan Antonio Gaya Nuño, La pintura española fuera de España: Historia y Catálogo (Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1958), 206, no. 1419.
Karl Ipser, El Greco: Der Maler des christlichen Weltbildes (Berlin: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1960), 276–84 (ill.).
Hugo Kehrer, Greco in Toledo: Höhe und Vollendung, 1577–1614 (Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 1960), 65–67, 99, pl. 72.
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1961), 96 (ill.), 205–06.
Pál Kelemen, El Greco Revisited: Candia, Venice, Toledo (New York: Macmillan, 1961), 129–30, pl. 81c.
Harold E. Wethey, El Greco and His School. vol.1 (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1962), 50, fig. 182; vol. 2, 45, no. 65; rev. Spanish ed., trans. Carlos Cid (Madrid, 1967) vol. 1, p. 66, pl. 162; vol. 2, p. 60, no. 65.
Georg J. Reimann, El Greco (Leipzig: E.A. Seeman, 1966), 52–53, pl. 56.
Jacques Lassaigne, El Greco, trans. Jane Brenton (London: Thames and Hudson, 1973), 170, fig. 128.
John D. Morse, Old master paintings in North America: Over 3000 Masterpieces by 50 Great Artists (New York: Abbeville Press, 1979), 154.
Edi Baccheschi, El Greco, trans. Jane Carroll (New York: Rizzoli, 1980) 88 (ill.), no. 141a.
Manuel B. Cossío, El Greco (Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1981), cover image, cat. 54, 192, 274
Lucien Schwob, Fulgurance et magie picturale: Le Greco, Velasquez (Lausanne: Age d’homme, 1984), 43.
A Portrait of an Era: Rue Winterbotham Carpenter and the Arts Club of Chicago, exh. cat. (Chicago: Arts Club of Chicago, 1983) n.p.
Art Institute of Chicago, The Joseph Winterbotham Collection: A Living Tradition, essay by Lyn DelliQuadri, Chicago, 1986, pp. 12, 37 (ill.), 56, 62; repr. Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 20, 2 (1994), pp. 107, 186 (ill.).
Bijutsukan, Kokuritsu Seiyō, ed. El Greco Exhibition. Exh. cat. (Tokyo: The National Museum of Western Art / The Tokyo Shimbun, 1986), 165 cat. 45, 210–11.
Masterpieces of Western European Painting of the XVIth–XXth Centuries from the Museums of European Countries and USA, exh. cat. (Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1989), 20 cat. 70 (color ill.)
José Álvarez Lopera, El Greco: La obra esencial (Madrid: Sílex, 1993), 293, no. 304.
Richard G. Mann, “The Feast in the House of Simon, 1608/14,” in Northern European and Spanish Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago, ed. Martha Wolff (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2008), 67-72, ill.
José Álvarez Lopera, “El Problema Jorge Manuel,” in El Greco Arte y Oficio by Leticia Ruiz Gómez, editor, Museo de Santa Cruz, exh. cat. (Fundación EL Greco, 2014), 176-177 (color ill.), cat. 80.
Jena K. Carvana and Rebecca J. Long, “The Painter and His Workshop,” in El Greco: Ambition and Defiance, exh. cat., Rebecca J. Long, ed., (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2020), 152.
Rebecca J. Long, ed., El Greco: Ambition and Defiance, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2020), 166–67 cat. 54, 194.
Thomas Connors, “Master Plans: The Art Institute takes a good hard look at the great El Greco,” Splash Magazine (March 2020), 13 (color ill.)
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress, June 1–November 1, 1933, cat. 172.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress, June 1–November 1, 1934, cat. 72.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Art in New England: Paintings, Drawings, Prints from Private Collections in New England, June 9 - September 10, 1939, cat. 62.
Art Gallery of Toronto, Loan Exhibition of Great Paintings in Aid of Allied Merchant Seamen, February 4–March 5, 1944, cat. 30 [as Christ in the House of Simon].
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Diamond Jubilee Exhibition: Masterpieces of Painting, November 4, 1950 – February 11, 1951, cat. 29.
Tokyo, National Museum of Western Art, El Greco Exhibition, October 18–December 14, 1986, cat. 45; Nara Prefectural Museum of Art, January 6–March 1, 1987; Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, March 11–March 24, 1987 [Tokyo only].
Leningrad (St. Petersburg), State Hermitage Museum, Masterpieces of Western European Painting of the XVIth–XXth Centuries from the Museums of the European Countries and USA, 1989, cat. 7.
Norfolk, Va., Chrysler Museum of Art, The Genius of El Greco: Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago, July 1–October 18, 1998 (no cat.).
Toledo, Museo de Santa Cruz, El Greco: Painter and Master [Arte y Oficio], September 8-December 9, 2014, cat. 80 (ill.).
Paris, Grand Palais, Greco, October 14, 2019–February 10, 2020, cat. 73; Art Institute of Chicago, El Greco: Ambition and Defiance, March 7–June 21, 2020, cat.
Possibly in the artist’s possession at the time of his death, 1614 [three versions of this subject were recorded in the 1621 inventory of all the goods owned by El Greco’s son, Jorge Manuel Theotocopoulos, who was his father’s sole heir; however, no work of this subject appears in El Greco’s own estate inventory; see San Román 1927]; possibly by descent to his son, Jorge Manuel Theotocopoulos (d. 1631), Toledo [the 1621 inventory of Jorge Manuel’s possessions, transcribed in San Román 1927, includes entries for three versions of this subject, listed as items 123–25].. Probably Guinea, Bilbao.4 Plasencia, Bilbao, before 1908 [according to Cossío 1908; this information cannot be verified, however]. Alexandre Berthier, Prince of Wagram, Paris, by 1908 [Cossio 1908 and Mayer 1926]; Galerie H. O. Miethke, Vienna, by 1911 Mayer 1911, p. 84]; sold to Durand-Ruel, New York, by 1914 [Kehrer 1914, p. 93; Mayer 1914]. Joseph Winterbotham, Jr., Burlington, Vt., Feb. 7, 1929 [Art News 1929]; on loan to the Art Institute in 1930 [Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 1930]; acquired by the Art Institute as a purchase of the Winterbotham Fund, 1949.
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