Artist Jean-Baptiste de Champaigne, French, 1631-1681
Title
  • The Last Supper
Date ca. 1678
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 44 × 63 1/4 inches (111.8 × 160.7 cm)
Framed: 55 1/4 × 76 1/2 × 3 1/4 inches (140.3 × 194.3 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Ralph Harman Booth
Accession Number 26.103
Department European Painting
On View European: Poussin, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, with a false signature, lower left: N. Poussin F. S. 1661
Jean de Julienne (Paris, France);
May 12, 1767, auction J. de Julienne, lot 127 (as Philippe van Champaigne);
M. Foulquier de Labastide (France);
1926, sold at (art market, London, England);
1926, purchased by Ralph Harman Booth (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1926-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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