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The head of St Philip


RCIN 912551

The Last Supper is celebrated for its depiction of violent emotions, and St Philip in the painting stares towards his master in desperation. The youth here displays calm, if rapt, contemplation: the features have been idealised, taking the figure out of the real world and into the divine.

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