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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Last Supper from the series Large Passion
Date Made:1510
Materials:Woodcut, hand-colored with watercolor and gilding
Place Made:Europe; Germany; Bavaria; Nuremberg
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.64 cm; Sheet: 15 3/4 in x 11 5/16 in; 40.005 cm x 28.73375 cm; Image: 15 5/8 in x 11 1/4 in; 39.6875 cm x 28.575 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within block): 1510 ; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed within block): AD ; INSCRIPTION: verso, lwr. l. (stamp, brown ink): V.M. [in rectangular box]
Accession Number:  MH 1962.23.N.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. M. W. Thompson
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

In the center of the image Christ sits behind a table and embraces St. John with his proper right hand. The rest of the Apostles sit or stand around the table. One man stands in lower left corner pouring a drink from a stein.

Christianity; biblical; eating

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