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 Grignaschi, Giovanni (Italian artist, 1839-1905), The Last Supper, after Leonardo Da Vinci

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Title The Last Supper, after Leonardo Da Vinci
Collection Paisley Museum and Art Galleries
Artist Grignaschi, Giovanni (Italian artist, 1839-1905)
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian painter, draftsman, scientist, 1452-1519)
Date 1881 (dated)
Signed yes
Description This late 19th century, poor quality copy of Leonardo's Last Supper, was made by the Italian painter Giovanni Grignaschi. Not much is known about this artist, who studied under Bertini at the Academy of Breda. So far no other works (except for other copies of the Last Supper), nor any other biographical information have come to light.
Current Accession Number A31
Inscription front lr ‘Grignaschi 1881’
Subject religion (Last Supper)
Measurements 59.0 x 120 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Sir Peter Coats 1898.
Notes Another copy: Giovanni Grignaschi, Last Supper, oil on canvas, 50.8 cm x 101.6 cm, Neal Auction Company, April 8, 2000, Lot 166.
Rights Owner Renfrewshire Council (Paisley Museums and Art Galleries)
Author Dr Erma Hermens



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