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The Agony in the Garden, Jacopo Bassano (1510-1592).

Oil on canvas, 127cm by 110.5cm.

Christ is shown praying on a mount in the Garden of Gethsemmane after the Last Supper, his disciples asleep in the foreground.

The artist, who was born in Bassano, studied under Veronese in Venice, where he was also influenced by the work of Titian. He returned to Bassano in 1529 and set up his own studio where all four of his sons trained and worked.

This painting is listed in the 1690 Devonshire Schedule: Oyle pictures…A Night piece of our Saviour in the Mount of ffour figures in a Guilt fframe by Bassan.



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