The Last Supper by Luca Giordano

In this painting, the disciples sit around the large table and Christ sits at the far end on the right.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
46.9 x 59.9 cm
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund

In the foreground, a disciple leans forward holding jug and a bald-headed man is seen from the back. A serving boy is located to the right and the scene is depicted against a background of classical columns. This painting was part of a collection of 117 works belonging to the industrialist and engineer F.D. Lycett Green and bequeathed to York through the Art Fund, in 1955, in recognition of the remarkable efforts made after the Second World War by its curator to transform it into a gallery of international importance.

Provenance

F.D. Lycett Green.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

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