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Maker(s):Wierix, Hieronymus
Culture:Flemish (1553-1619)
Title:The Last Supper from the series The Passion of Christ
Date Made:before 1619
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Mount: 12 3/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.4 cm x 23.5 cm; Sheet/Image: 3 7/16 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.7 cm x 5.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed within plate): Caentibus eis, accepit Iesus panem, et benedixit, / ac fregit: dedit[qe?] suis, et ait, accipite / et comedite; hoc est corpus meum. Matt. 26 ; recto, lwr. ctr. (printed within plate): Hieronymus Wierx excud. Cum Gratia et Privilegio. Buschere. ; INSCRIPTION: verso of secondary support, upp. ctr. (brown ink, pen): 1058 ; WATERMARK: recto of secondary support, lwr. ctr.: Ruse & Turners
Accession Number:  MH 2010.11.1.2
Credit Line:Purchase with the Marian Hayes (Class of 1925) Art Purchase Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

The 12 Apostles with Christ seated around either a round or somewhat rectangular table. The room is unadorned except for a two candle chandelier overhead and two pitchers in lower left corner.

eating; Christianity; biblical; religion

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