Last Supper, 1598

  • Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 7 7/8 × 5 1/4 inches (20 × 13.3 cm) Sheet: 8 × 5 1/2 inches (20.3 × 14 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S534

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Men
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Passion cycles
  • Engraving (print)
  • Christ
  • Last supper
  • Apostles
  • Passion

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower left edge: [artist's monogram]

Watermark, center right: [crown device] Stamped, in black, verso: J. K. Bronner (Lugt 307) Stamped, in black, verso: Staedelsches Kunstinstitut (Lugt 2396) Stamp, verso: Scripps 1885 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, lower left edge of image Inscribed, lower left corner: 1 Inscribed, lower right edge: Cum privil. Sa. Cae. M. Inscribed, in plate, upper center of image: [dedication to Cardinal Federigo Borromeo]

Provenance

Johann Karl Bronner; Staedelsches Kunstinstitut (Frankfurt, Germany); January 1885, (H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Fagan, Davis. Handbook of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. London, 1876, p. 44.

Rights Status

Hendrick Goltzius, Last Supper, 1598, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S534.