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The Last Supper

Artist:
Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Lambert Lombard (Netherlandish, Liège 1506–1566 Liège)
Publisher:
Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1551
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 3/4 x 21 in. (34.9 x 53.3 cm) (trimmed)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.642.10
Not on view
Inscription: Signed with Ghisi's monogram on the central step, to the right: '.G.MAF.'
Lettered on the lower step, lower left: 'MAGNO HEROI. D ANTON PERENOTO EPISC...MOECENATI DICAT'
Lettered on the lower step, lower right: 'LAMBERTUS LOMBARDUS INVENTOR / HIERONYMUS COCK EXCUDE. CUM GRA. ET PRIVILEGIO 1551'
Lettered in a cartouche, below image: 'PERADMIRANDAE MANSUETUDINIS EXEMPLU[M]...MAT.XXVI.'
Richard Fisher (British, 1809–1890)
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis p. 64 n.12.ii; Bellini 1998 p.100 n.21.ii; B.XV.387.6
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998.



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