Agony in the Garden (El Greco, Andújar)

Agony in the Garden is a 1597-1607 oil on canvas painting by El Greco. It is now in Santa María la Mayor church in Andújar.

Agony in the Garden
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ArtistEl Greco
Year1597-1607
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions169 cm × 112 cm (67 in × 44 in)
LocationSanta María la Mayor, Andújar

The painter often returned to this subject of the Agony in the Garden. At the top of the work are Christ and an angel, with the apostles Peter, John and James sleeping at the bottom. Judas approaches in the right-hand background.

BibliographyEdit

  • (in Spanish) Álvarez Lopera, José, El Greco, Madrid, Arlanza, 2005, Biblioteca «Descubrir el Arte», (colección «Grandes maestros»). ISBN 84-95503-44-1.
  • (in Spanish) Scholz-Hänsel, Michael, El Greco, Colonia, Taschen, 2003. ISBN 978-3-8228-3173-1.

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