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The Last Supper (from The Passion of Christ series, 1st of 12 plates)

1598
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617), In the manner of Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533), In the manner of Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 027; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. VIII) 21; Leesberg (New Hollstein, Dutch & Netherlandish) 17 (I/III)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.1 x 13.5 cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7218

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower right: Cum privil. Sa. Cæ. M.; on plaque center right: A°1598.; upper center in tablet: Illmo, Reverendissimoss Dnõ, D./Frederico Borromeo, Cardinali. S/Mariæ de Angelis, Archiepiscopo/Meder;anensi./HGoltzius in debiti officij,/atss amoris testimonium/D.D.; lower left: 1

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: HG

Markings

Watermark (yes, but not identified); verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7218 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 12 plates; rr/; 27./3 . 3 . 0

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewell (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund