“Last Supper” is a failed experiment. Unlike traditional frescoes, which Renaissance masters …
Leonardo da Vinci – Last Supper: Leonardo’s Last Supper (1495–98) is among the most famous paintings in the world. In its monumental simplicity, the composition of the scene is masterful; the power of its effect comes from the striking contrast in the attitudes of the 12 disciples as counterposed to Christ.
A Bit of History About The Leonardo’s Last Supper
The subject of the Last Supper is Christ’s final meal with his apostles before Judas identifies Christ to the authorities who arrest him. The Last Supper (a Passover Seder), is remembered for two events: Philip (detail), Leonardo da Vinci, Last Supper, 1498, tempera and oil on plaster (Santa Maria
“The Last Supper” is one of the great Renaissance painter Leonardo Da Vinci’s most famous and fascinating masterpieces and the subject of many legends and controversies. One of those controversies involves the figure seated at the table to the right of Christ: Is that St. John or Mary Magdalene?