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Exploring Da Vinci’s Last Supper

Boltraffio, Giovanni Antonio; Giampietrino; Leonardo da Vinci; Oggiono, Marco D'; Pupils of Leonardo; The Last Supper;

Credit line: (c) (c) Royal Academy of Arts / Photographer credit: Prudence Cuming Associates Limited /

There’s a fascinating exploration of a copy of Da Vinci’s The Last Supper owned by the Royal Academy online at the moment, exploring some of the easily overlooked details and symbolism in this masterpiece. It can be found by clicking here. Simply scroll down bit by bit to reveal the detail and notes.

I was intrigued by how Da Vinci used exression and props to point at the various disciples activities and roles, and to reveal what their inner thoughts were. Makes me wonder, how would he paint me….

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