Representation of “The Last Supper” in a 15th century manuscript
Manuscript title: “Historienbibel” from the workshop of Diebold Lauber (‘vom Staal-Story Bible’)
Manuscript summary: The Solothurn history Bible (“Historienbibel”) was created in 1460 in the workshop of Diebold Lauber in Hagenau (Alsace). This prestigious piece of work may have been comissioned by Solothurn City Clerk Hans vom Stall (1419-1499). In 1763 the book was acquired by the Solothurn City Library as a part of the von Staal family library.
Origin: Hagenau (France)
Period: 15th century
Image source: Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S II 43, f. 378v – “Historienbibel” from the workshop of Diebold Lauber (‘vom Staal-Story Bible’) (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/zbs/SII-0043/378v)