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The Feast in the House of Simon

Painting depicting Christ anointed by a woman in yellow, seated centrally at a crowded table of guests with long thin grayish faces in colorful robes with strong white highlights. In the background, tall grey archways, a steepled building, and city architecture.
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  • Painting depicting Christ anointed by a woman in yellow, seated centrally at a crowded table of guests with long thin grayish faces in colorful robes with strong white highlights. In the background, tall grey archways, a steepled building, and city architecture.

Date:

1608/14

Artist:

El Greco (Doménikos Theotokópoulos)
Greek, active in Spain, 1541–1614

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Domenico Theotokópoulos, called El Greco

Title

The Feast in the House of Simon

Origin

Spain

Date

1608–1614

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

56 7/16 × 39 1/2 in. (143.3 × 100.4 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Winterbotham

Reference Number

1949.397

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