Amazing Paintings of history: The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

29 Jul

Leonardo da Vinci was an amazing artist. He has painted some amazing history of paintings, such as The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. In fact, he is more than an artist, he is a scientist at the same time. We are surprised to learn that many of his inventions are still used today.

Leonardo was born in 1452 in Italy. When he was a child he became interested in art. At the age of 14, da Vinci went to Florence and got an opportunity to be a student of a very successful artist at that time– Andrea del Verrocchio. Leonardo spent a lot of time hanging out with him, which had a major impact on his art career. During his 17 years in Milan, one of his most famous works The Last Supper was made. Leonardo painted The Last Supper for three years, working at the request of the Duke of Milan. After we have a general understanding of the background of da Vinci, then it is easier for us to know the theme of his work. As everyone knows, the theme is subject to the understanding and awareness of the historical environment.

The Last Supper 1498 by Leonardo Da Vinci

The Last Supper 1498

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