Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple (El Greco, New York)
|Purification of the Temple|
|Medium||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||42 cm × 52 cm (17 in × 20 in)|
|Location||Frick Collection, New York City|
Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple is a 1595-1600 Christian art painting by El Greco, now in the Frick Collection. It depicts the Cleansing of the Temple, an event in the Life of Christ.
There exist three other copies of the painting and also a faithful reproduction in the National Gallery in London, which has recently been considered as authentic by scholars in the field of visual arts. Two versions and that other on loan from Madrid are titled Purification of the Temple. The one at the National Gallery in Washington is called Christ Cleansing the Temple.
- "El Greco - Purification of the Temple". The Frick Collection. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- G. M. Goshgarian, Gérard Genette (1997). The work of art: Immanence and Transcendence, Volume 1. Cornell University Press. p. 165. ISBN 0-8014-8272-0.