• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 16

    Studio of Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Aalst 1502-1550 Brussels)

    The Last Supper

    Price Realised  

    Studio of Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Aalst 1502-1550 Brussels)
    The Last Supper
    oil on panel
    61 x 80.7 cm.


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    Many workshop versions exist of this popular Renaissance composition by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (G. Marlier in La Renaissance Flamande - Pierre Coeck d'Alost, 1966, pp. 97-9, lists 41 replica's, dated between 1527 and 1550). Most formats measure 60 x 80 cm., which appears to have been a standard size used in the studio.

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