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The Last Supper
The Last Supper (2nd version)
174 x 244 cm, painted around 1940-41

This was sold in 1941 to Van Beuningen, again via Strijbis and Hoogendijk, for 1,600,000 guilders, about 4M GB pounds today. Van Beuningen paid for the work not in cash but in other, "lesser", paintings from his collection, including, ironically, the Head of Christ.

See also the first version of the Last Supper, which was allegedly not discovered until 1949.

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