Joos van Winghe
The Last Supper
Pen and brown ink, extensive brown wash, over black chalk, including traces of ruled horizontal lines, on paper; figure of serving boy and the wine cooler pricked for transfer.
14 3/16 x 16 15/16 inches (362 x 428 mm)
Purchased with the assistance of Dr. Ruth Nanda Anshen, the Donnelley Foundation, Mr. Frits Markus, Mrs. Alice Steiner, Mrs. James H. Ripley.
Inscribed on verso of old lining, in brown ink, "Paul Veronese".
A.T., unidentified collector (Lugt S. 183b); unidentified collector (mark not in Lugt); Christophe Janet Gallery, New York.
Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 113, no. 250, repr.
Watermark: letter "B" in a small shield with illegible text below.
Earlier version of a signed Van Winghe drawing at the Albertina in Vienna (Inv. No. 15116).
Anshen, Ruth Nanda, donor.
Markus, Frits, donor.
Steiner, Alice, donor.
Ripley, James H., Mrs., donor.