Analyzing Leonardo Da Vinci's Painting

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As I look at Leonardo da Vinci’s painting I realize that a lot when into painting this masterpiece. First, he shows that Christ is in the middle with a natural light behind his head to catch the attention, his body is in a shape of a triangle to show that he is stable, along with the vanishing point above Christ’s head. Second, the light in the background is split in have to show a dark side and a light side. This is an example of subordination and emphasis because attention is drawn to the light and not toward the darker colors. Thirdly, the composition of the painting itself is simple. The vanishing line is the line of heads and the lines that go out from the vanishing point all line up with Christ. This makes it appear that everything coming
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