Posted by: Patrick Allen Foster | April 17, 2014

Holy Week Art Blogging

El Greco - The Agony in the Garden - WGA10484

El Greco, The Agony in the Garden, circa 1590.

Note the approaching soldiers on the right.

Compare El Greco’s treatment of this scene (based on Luke 22:43) with another treatment of the same scene, below.

George Richmond - The Agony in the Garden - Google Art Project

George Richmond, The Agony in the Garden, 1858.

(What time of day is it in that painting?)

Happy Easter, y’all.

Images from Wikimedia Commons.

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