A Renaissance Audience Considered: The Nuns at S. Apollonia and Castagno's Last Supper

  title={A Renaissance Audience Considered: The Nuns at S. Apollonia and Castagno's Last Supper},
  author={Andr{\'e}e Hayum},
  journal={The Art Bulletin},
  pages={243 - 266}
  • A. Hayum
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Art
  • The Art Bulletin
Andrea del Castagno's Last Supper has been well known to art historians especially once it began to appear in general survey books more than forty years ago. Its treatment, however, was often either from the retrospective vantage point of Leonardo's more famous example in Milan or in terms of the development of this theme within the context of monastery refectories in Florence. Since Castagno's Last Supper was commissioned for a convent of Benedictine nuns, research about gender and aspects of… 
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