Christ and the Money-Changers
The Iconography
This episode is described in Matthew 21:12, Mark 11:15, Luke 19:45-46, and John 2:15-16.

Prepared in 2017 by Richard Stracke, Emeritus Professor of English, Augusta University

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El Greco's 1591 painting of the event. For comments on El Greco's treatments of this theme see my notes on his 1571-76 and 1600 versions.

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Scarzella, The Cleansing of the Temple (See the description page)