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The Last Supper

Artist:
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Artist:
After Lambert Lombard (Netherlandish, Liège 1506–1566 Liège)
Publisher:
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1551
Medium:
Engraving; second state of four (BLL)
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 13 3/4 in. × 21 in. (34.9 × 53.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.642.10
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed with Ghisi's monogram on the central step to the right: ".G.MAF."; on the lower step, lower left: "MAGNO HEROI. D ANTON PERENOTO EPISC...MOECENATI DICAT"; on the lower step, lower right: "LAMBERTUS LOMBARDUS INVENTOR / HIERONYMUS COCK EXCUDE. CUM GRA. ET PRIVILEGIO 1551"; in a cartouche, below image: "PERADMIRANDAE MANSUETUDINIS EXEMPLU[M]...MAT.XXVI."
Richard Fisher (British, 1809–1890)
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis 64.12.ii; Bellini 1998 100.21.ii; Bartsch XV.387.6; TIB 31[15], 36.6
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 6, p. 387.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. 6, p. 36, ill.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, cat. no. 12.ii, p. 64, ill.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998, cat. no. 21.ii, p. 100, ill.



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