Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Christ Washing the Feet of the Disciples

Christ Washing the Feet of the Disciples

Lodovico Mazzolino, Italian (active Ferrara), first documented 1504, died 1528/30

Made in Ferrara, Italy, Europe


Oil on panel

19 7/16 x 21 1/16 inches (49.4 x 53.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 252, European Art 1500-1850, second floor (ARCO Chemical Company Gallery)

Accession Number:
Cat. 248

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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This picture was painted for the duke of Ferrara and was later installed in the private chapel of his wife. The payment document specifically mentions that it showed small figures. Small-scale pictures containing many figures were Mazzolino's specialty.

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