(b. 1541, Candia, d. 1614, Toledo)
The Agony in the Garden1600-05
Oil on canvas, 169 x 112 cm
Church of Santa Maria, Andújar
There are many versions of The Agony in the Garden painted by El Greco and his workshop, it was one of his most successful inventions. He painted the subject both as a horizontal and as a vertical composition. The version in Andújar is probably the prime version of the vertical type. There are other vertical versions in Cuenca, Spain, in Budapest and in Buenos Aires.