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the last supper

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Barrett Randall

on 20 September 2012

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Transcript of the last supper

Background of Last Supper Started in 1495 finished in 1498

Located in Santa Maria Delle Grazie, Milan, Italy (Small church in Italy)

Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Vinci

Painted for Duke Ludovico Sforza and his Duchesses The Last Supper Space and Light Historical Style Subject Technique Symbolism Personal Interpretation This painting is showing some of the religious side to Da Vinci

One of the more notable stories in the bible depicting the last meal he had before his crucifixion based off of John 13:21 Leonardo used a vanishing point centered at Jesus's head

Most of everyone's eyes are focused at Jesus

His painting was not a true fresco Groups of three's (windows, people, etc) representing the holy trinity

Heaven like scenery in windows

Knife in hand of Peter showing power of the Church

Judas has a small bag of money that is thought to be the payment he got for selling out Juses Used vanishing points above Jesus

Shading representing light (Chiaroscuro)

Paintings in the windows are a little out of focus giving depth (Sfumato) Was painted in the high Renaissance Era 1475-1525

Religious theme

Rules of perspective allowed for the creation of realism Biblical scene of Jesus last meal with his disciples

Disorder and uneasiness in everyone

Jesus is relaxed where everyone else is not
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