Christ offering his Disciples the Holy Communion at the Last Supper by Franz Anton Maulbertsch

Christ standing on right surrounded by disciples with angels above and illuminated by strong lighting from the right within a cavernous interior.

Details

Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
424 x 319 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,500 ( Total: £7,107)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Hill-Stone

Maulbertsch's best known and most reproduced print and key work of northern 18th century etching.

Provenance

Joseph-Marius Agassis (1811-1990) in Lyons.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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