How to Read Paintings: The Last Supper by Dieric Bouts

A superbly detailed Netherlandish painting that draws the viewer into a devout scene

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The Last Supper (1464–1468) by Dieric Bouts. Oil on panel. Central panel of the Altarpiece of the Holy Sacrament. St. Peter’s Church, Leuven. Image source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail of ‘The Last Supper’ (1464–1468) by Dieric Bouts. Oil on panel. Central panel of the Altarpiece of the Holy Sacrament. St. Peter’s Church, Leuven. Image source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail of ‘The Last Supper’ (1464–1468) by Dieric Bouts. Oil on panel. Central panel of the Altarpiece of the Holy Sacrament. St. Peter’s Church, Leuven. Image source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail of ‘The Last Supper’ (1464–1468) by Dieric Bouts. Oil on panel. Central panel of the Altarpiece of the Holy Sacrament. St. Peter’s Church, Leuven. Image source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail of ‘The Last Supper’ (1464–1468) by Dieric Bouts. Oil on panel. Central panel of the Altarpiece of the Holy Sacrament. St. Peter’s Church, Leuven. Image source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail of ‘The Last Supper’ (1464–1468) by Dieric Bouts. Oil on panel. Central panel of the Altarpiece of the Holy Sacrament. St. Peter’s Church, Leuven. Image source Wikimedia Commons
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