Caravaggio 1573 – 1610

Supper at Emmaus (1606)

oil on canvas (141 × 175 cm) — 1606 Museum Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan

Caravaggio biography

This work is linked to Luke 24:31

Tags: Emmaus

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This version of Supper at Emmaus is more modest than the one Caravaggio made in 1601. The two men at the sides of the table suddenly realize that the man they have spent most of the afternoon with is their deceased master. One of them raises his hands, the other clutches the table. The innkeeper and his wife remain calm, as they do not know what is happening.

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