Albrecht Dürer (1471 -1528)
'The Large Passion: The Last Supper'
Museum no. E.703-1940
Bequeathed by Miss Alice G.E.Carthew
Christ 's disciples react to his pronouncement, 'One of you will betray me - one who is eating with me '. Judas (in the right foreground) turns his face away and clutches a purse containing the thirty silver coins he has been paid to hand Christ over to his enemies. The knife on his plate points ominously towards Christ.