Spanish Church Sells 'Workshop of El Greco' (?)

December 30 2021

Image of Spanish Church Sells 'Workshop of El Greco' (?)


Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Some of the Spanish Press have published a curious story (which has since been removed it seems from that the Parish of Orgaz in Spain have sold a workshop version of El Greco's Disrobing of Jesus. The autograph version is kept in the Sacristy of Toledo Cathedral, however, this copy has sometimes been suggested to be the work of the artist's son Jorge Manuel Theotocópuli. The sale is reported to have been brokered to a Swiss collector with residency in Spain. Press reports claim that the money, an undisclosed sum, was intended for use on restoring churches.

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