The Betrayal

detail of Last Supper by Cosimo Rosselli 1481-82



ROSSELLI, Cosimo (b. 1439, Firenze, d. 1507, Firenze)
The Last Supper (detail)
1481-82
Fresco
Cappella Sistina, Vatican

The detail shows the Arrest of Christ, one of the three "window" paintings in the background of the fresco. Two of them, the Arrest of Christ and the Crucifixion were executed by Biagio d'Antonio Tucci, a Florentine painter, who assisted Cosimo Rosselli in the execution of the Last Supper.


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