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The Last Supper
Benjamin West(American, 1738-1820)
- Oil on canvas
- Framed: 114 x 154 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (289.56 x 392.43 x 13.97 cm) Canvas: 98 x 140 1/2 in. (250 x 360 cm)
- American Art before 1950
- Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund and Gibbs-Williams Fund
- Accession No.
- Commissioned by George III and presented by him in 1786 to Saint George's Chapel, Windsor. Sale, Dean and Canons of Windsor, Sotheby's, London, June 2, 1978, lot 132. Somerville and Simpson (dealer), London, and P. and D. Colnaghi (dealer), London. Acquired in 1980.
- canvas, oil, paint, religion
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