Paintings between 1586 and 1590
by EL GRECO

In addition to major altarpieces, El Greco did a booming trade in devotional pictures. Examples from this period are St Francis Receiving the Stigmata,, Mary Magdalen in Penitence, St Dominic in Prayer, and Christ Carrying the Cross.



Preview Picture Data Info
Christ on the Cross with the Two Maries and St John
c. 1588
Oil on canvas, 120 x 80 cm
National Gallery, Athens


Christ on the Cross
1585-90
Oil on canvas, 57 x 33 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam


St Francis Receiving the Stigmata
1585-90
Oil on canvas, 102 x 97 cm
Walters Art Museum, Baltimore


Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata
1585-90
Oil on canvas, 105 x 80 cm
Private collection


St Francis in Prayer before the Crucifix
1585-90
Oil on canvas, 106 x 87 cm
Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao


Julián Romero de las Azanas and his Patron Saint
1585-90
Oil on canvas, 207 x 127 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid


Mary Magdalen in Penitence
1585-90
Oil on canvas, 109 x 96 cm
Museo Cau Ferrat, Sitges


Portrait of Doctor Rodrigo de la Fuente (El Médico)
1588-89
Oil on canvas, 93 x 84 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid


Portrait of Rodrigo Vázquez
1585-90
Oil on canvas, 62 x 40 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid


Portrait of a Man
1586-90
Oil on cardboard, 7,9 x 5,7 cm
The Hispanic Society of America, New York


Christ Carrying the Cross
1580s
Oil on canvas, 105 x 79 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


Christ Carrying the Cross (detail)
1580s
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


The Holy Family
1586-88
Oil on canvas, 178 x 105 cm
Museo de Santa Cruz, Toledo


St Dominic in Prayer
1586-90
Oil on canvas, 118 x 86 cm
Private collection


The Agony in the Garden
c. 1590
Oil on canvas, 104 x 117 cm
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio


An Allegory with a Boy Lighting a Candle in the Company of an Ape and a Fool (Fábula)
1589-92
Oil on canvas, 67,3 x 88,6 cm
National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh



Summary of paintings by El Greco
Crete: before 1567 | Venice: 1567-70 | Rome: 1570-75
Spain
1576-80 (page 1) (page 2) | 1581-85 | 1586-90 | 1591-95 | 1596-1600
Santo Domingo: 1577-79 | Count Orgaz: 1586-88 | Colegio: 1596-1600
Capilla San José: 1597-99 | Illescas: 1603-05 | Apostolado: 1610-14
c. 1600 | 1601-05 | 1606-10 | c. 1610 | after 1610
Oballe Chapel: 1608-13 | Hospital Tavera: 1608-14 | Drawings | Sculptures
Subjects
| Apostles | Saints | Christ | Portraits |



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