Renaissance Art: The Last Supper By Leonardo Da Vinci

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One of the most iconic artwork from the renaissance time period is the “Last Supper”. The massive, realistic piece of artwork is one that you can imagine yourself right in the scene. Only very little of the original piece of the artwork still exists, however, many individuals have spent many years attempting to restore most of the artwork. I fell that many individuals value this particular artwork for its biblical reference the Last Supper of Christ sharing his meal before his crucifixion. Similarly to the “Last Supper” the “Mona Lisa” is still highly valued in our society today.

The “Mona Lisa” is one of the most questioned paintings that Leonardo Da Vinci had painted. The painting is one of the first realistic human portraits of the renaissance time period. She is considered one of the most iconic women of the world. That mysterious delicate smile is what people find the most intriguing about the painting. The mysterious element and the myths are what made the painting such a site that one cannot miss. The reputation that both the “Last Supper” and “Mona Lisa” have is what I feel make people value the paintings more
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People may not take the time to analysis the paintings enough to really value them. Almost anything can be looked up and studied on the internet and people stop going to view the paintings which give them less value to people. I believe that going to see the paintings in person gives them a different view than just seeing them over the internet in a picture. When I thought about the “Last Supper” I imagined it to be a painting that is framed in an art museum, not a painting that takes up a full wall or the “Mona Lisa’’ that is actually quite small. The art should still have value to people in today's’ world because someone created the art with meaning in each brush stroke. The paintings are not just a snap of a camera, they took time and patience to
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