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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Diego López de Escuriaz, Spanish, active ca. 1587–97

The Last Supper: design for the hood of a liturgical cope

probably 1589

Pen, brown ink and brown wash with white heightening on blue paper, pricked for transfer

Sheet: 50.8 × 41.6 cm (20 × 16 3/8in.) Framed: 74.9 × 59.7 cm (29 1/2 × 23 1/2in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
2004.82.1
Geography: 
Made in Spain
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Probably from one of several albums of embroidery designs formerly in the library at the Escorial but dispersed in the 19th century; Sotheby's, New York, January 13–14, 1989, lot 275; Mia Weiner, Norfolk, Conn.; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Artworks with Nazi-Era Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 25, 96–97, no. 23, ill.

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