The Last Supper By Leonardo Da Vinci

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The Last Supper
Wendy Guindi
Azusa Pacific University, University College

The Last Supper
Leonardo Da Vinci was born in April 15, 1452, Vinci, Italy and died May 2, 1519 at the age of 67 in Amboise, Kingdom of France. He was being called as a father of paleontology that is considered one of the greatest artists of all times. “He was well known for diverse fields of the arts, paintings, sculpting, architecture, music, mathematics, engineering, literature and many more.” (Leonardo artist page 5) He made a lot of art work such as the Mona Lisa, The last Supper, the Vitruvian Man, and a lady with an Ermine. Leonardo’s view over the world was more logical rather than mysterious.
The Last Supper is a late 15th – century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the convent of Santa Maria Delle Grazie, Milan. It is one of the World’s most famous paintings, and one of the most studies, scrutinized, and satirized. The last supper figure of the disciples surrounded by Jesus Christ shows Jesus with his hands, arms, and head form a triangle; Followed by six from the disciples on each side, in groups of three. “The perspective lines in the ceiling and wall radiate from Jesus head. All are on one side of a long table like a head table; this seating arrangement implies that many witnesses, not shown, are also present at the meal, of which we as viewers are part. Leonardo’s formula for depicting the Last Super was so effective that this painting has become the
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