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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Lombard, active 13th century.
Title Last Supper.
Date 13th century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a fresco.
Dimensions/Medium 98 1/4 x 133 5/8 in.
249.6 x 339.4 cm.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Lombard School (13th century) 712 M31 C43b    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a,b) Chiesa del Gradaro, Mantua, Italy (a) right wall of choir.
Current repository Santa Maria del Gradaro, Mantua, Italy, public.
Condition history (a) The figure of the Redeemer was destroyed in an opening in the wall cut while re-decorating the church, but some of the figures are quite well preserved. Cleaned; by Antonio Zanchi, Mantua, Italy; (b) Ruined by use as a military store-house, this church is now to be restored.
Color notes (c) Character of the long, pale, flat, faces, of the Apostles is altered by the emphasis on line and angle. Harsh yellow and reddish lines are drawn against the whitish background.
Images Photograph, Sansoni 25731 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Photograph, Sansoni 25732 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative
Digital image, 8203.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 8203a.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Digital image, 25731_POST.tif negative
Digital image, 25732_POST.tif negative
Sources (a) Intra, Mantova nei suoi Monumenti di Storia e d'Arte, 1883, pp.101 to 102.
(b) Touring Club Italia, Piemonte, Lombardia, Canton Ticino, vol.ii, 1926, p.478.
(c) Pacchioni, Italia Artistica, Mantova, 1930, pp.36 to 37, no.103.
(d) Toesca, La Pittura e la Miniatura nella Lombardia, 1912, p.143.
(e) van Marle, Italian Schools of Painting, vol.i, 1923, p.550.
(f) Gerola, Bollettino d'Arte, vol.vii, November 1927, p.251, ser.2.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Lombard, active 13th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Frescoes and / or murals.
Form Italian School.
Frescoes (paintings)
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Santa Maria del Gradaro (Church : Mantua, Italy)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Lombard School (13th century), 13th C.
Fund Record created with funding from ARTstor.

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