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Artist Greco, 1541?-1614, attributed to.
Title Charles de Guise, Cardinal de Lorraine.
Date 1572.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 202 x 117.5 cm.
oil on canvas.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Greco, El 821-1c    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (h) Earl of Chesterfield, by 1871;
(h) Viscount Allendale;
(h) Bretby Heirlooms Sale, 1918;
(h) Francis Howard, London;
(i) his collection sale, Christie's, London, November 25, 1955, lot 113 (as by Tintoretto);
(h) Kunsthaus, Zurich, The Betty and David M. Koetser Foundation.
Current repository Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, Betty and David M. Koetser Foundation, public.
Sourced updates Title and attribution: (h) "Charles de Guise, Cardinal de Lorraine" by El Greco.
Attribution history (h and j) Formerly attributed to Tintoretto, this portrait was first attributed to El Greco by Mauro Natale in 1978; while some scholars have not accepted this attribution (see Harold Wethey), recent catalogues have upheld this attribution.
Images Photograph, A.C. Cooper photograph Purchase A.C. Cooper, London 3/1/1956 (photograph taken at 1955 sale) (as by Tintoretto)
Inscriptions/Markings Signed on book: "ANN/ DÑI./ MDLXXII/ ETATI/ XLVII".
Sources (h) Zurich, Kunsthaus. The Paintings of The Betty and David M. Koetser Foundation [cat.]. Comp. Christian Klemm. 1988, p.110 (47).
(i) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(j) Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. El Greco, Identidad y transformación: Creta, Italia, España [trav. exh.]. Comp. José Álvarez Lopera. February 3-May 16, 1999, p.351 (14).
LC subject Greco, 1541?-1614.
Guise, Charles de, Cardinal de Lorraine, 1525-1574.
Art, Spanish.
Other subject Portraits: Men: With hands: With hats: Head to left.
Form Spanish School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Kunsthaus Zürich.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Greco, El, 1541-1614, attributed to.

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