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The Last Supper Frieze (from the church of San Baudelio near Berlanga)

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Provenance

From the 12th century until about 1922/1926, the church of San Baudelio de Berlanga, Berlanga de Duero, Spain (original commission); 1922, frescoes acquired by Léon Levi (dealer); about 1922/1926, frescoes removed from Spain, possibly to London, and transferred to canvas [see note 1]; 1927, with Gabriel Dereppe, New York [see note 2]; 1927, sold by Dereppe to the MFA for $117,500. (Accession Date: November 17, 1927) NOTES: [1] See Mojmir S. Frinta, "The Frescoes from San Baudelio de Berlanga," Gesta, 1964. [2] Dereppe was a dealer who worked with Demotte and Co., Paris. Through him, the frescoes from San Baudelio de Berlanga were dispersed among several museums.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Dimensions

Overall: 179 x 380cm (70 1/2 x 149 5/8in.)

Accession Number

27.785a

Medium or Technique

Fresco secco transferred to canvas

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Europe

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