For over a century scholars have considered whether or not this sympathetic portrait of an old man is a self-portrait by El Greco. "El Greco: Identity and Transformation: Crete, Italy, Spain," February 3–May 16, 1999, no.
Lafond (1906) described the seemingly Romantic notion as at best a plausible hypothesis, and a number of more recent scholars (for example, Wethey 1962) have rejected the idea, mainly on the basis of comparisons with presumed self-portraits inserted by El Greco into several of his major religious pictures (see also Christiansen 2003).
In those examples, the figure bears some resemblance to the sitter here, but seems more virile, and has a white beard and hair. "From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," December 13, 1992–April 11, 1993, no.
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