Barocci's modello for his painting of the same title commissioned by Pope Clement VIII in 1603.

Depicts Christ administering the Eucharist to the faithful who kneel before him. Winged putti look down on the scene.

Provenance

Sir Peter Lely; 1688 probably to Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke; then by descent untuil 1917; private collection


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