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The Supper at Emmaus; Christ and the two disciples are seated at the table, three other figures are present; in the left background the portrayal of the journey to Emmaus and to the right, Christ's appearance to St Mary Magdalene; second state. c. 1480
- Production date
- 1475-1485 (c.)
Height: 210 millimetres (borderlines, tightly cut)
Width: 145 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Part of the largest Passion series, consisting of twelve sheets (L 142-153), with secondary scenes in the background.
The entire suite is extant at the BM (and different states).
Cf. Alan Shestack, Fifteenth Century Engravings of Northern Europe, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 1968, nos. 183-194.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1842,0806.1 to 321 were all purchased from W & G Smith, who had acquired the collection of Joseph Harding, from whom they all came. The acquisition was recommended to the Trustees by Josi on 31 March and 29 April 1841, but only purchased in 1842.
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