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Title The Last Supper
English: an accurate, full-scale copy that was the main source for the twenty-year restoration of the original (1978-1998). It includes several lost details such as Christ's feet, the transparent glass decanters on the table, and the floral motifs of the tapestries that decorate the room's interior. --- It was first mentioned in 1626 by the author Bartolomeo Sanese as hanging in the Certosa di Pavia, a monastery near Pavia, Italy, but it is unlikely that it was intended for this location. At some point, the upper third of the picture was cut off, and the width was reduced. --- Giampietrino is thought to have worked closely with Leonardo when he was in Milan. --- (Note: A very fine, full-size copy of this painting, before it was cut down, is installed at Tongerlo Abbey in Westerlo, near Antwerp, Belgium.)
Date c. 1520
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 770 × 298 cm (303.1 × 117.3 in)
currently in the collection of The Royal Academy of Arts, London
usually on exhibit at Magdalen College, Oxford
Object history 1821: purchased


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