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Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple


El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)


c. 1570

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G341
Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple, El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple: Gallery Label - Current
: Tour de Force
: El Greco Works in The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 46 x 59 in. (116.84 x 149.86 cm) (canvas)45 1/2 x 58 in. (115.57 x 147.32 cm) (sight)60 x 72 1/2 x 3 in. (152.4 x 184.15 x 7.62 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, Spain
Culture: Europe, Spain
Style: 16th century
Inscriptions: Signature LC (steps in Greek capital letters): [DOMENIKOS THEOTOKOPOULDS KRES E'POIEI] (translated Wethey, p. 68)
Physical Description: Religion: NT. Purification of the temple. Christ driving the money-changers from the temple with a whip.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 24.1
Artist: Domenikos Theotokopoulos, Spanish, 1541 - 1614
Role: Artist
Nationality: Spanish
Life Dates: Spanish, 1541 - 1614
Added to Site: February 28, 2009