Analysis Of Leonardo Da Vinci's The Last Supper

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Leonardo’s da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” is a very famous and worshipped oil painting. It was a Renaissance masterpiece full of perspective. Leonardo da Vinci was commissioned to paint “The Last Supper,” his technique and style, however, were entirely up to him. The setting of the painting was the refectory, the dining hall, of the Monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy. The painting portrays Leonardo’s visual interpretation of the night before Christ was betrayed by one of his disciples. Christ called his disciples together to eat and tell them that he knew what was coming. There, Christ gave specific instructions to his disciples as to how to eat and drink in the futures as a remembrance to him. This was the first celebration of the Eucharist. "The Last Supper" precisely illustrates the seconds after Christ informs everyone that one disciple would betray him before sunrise. The twelve disciples all responded to this information with different levels of horror, anger and shock. This is what makes Leonardo da Vinci’s painting so remarkable. He uses one-point perspective. According to, one point perspective is “mathematical system for representing three-dimensional objects and space on a two-dimensional surface by means of intersecting lines that are drawn vertically and horizontally and that…show more content…
Matisse usually painted with thick brush marks, but in “The Dessert: Harmony in Red (The Red Room)” he uses flat areas of color. Matisse does not use one point perspective. He does not use perspective at all. “The Dessert: Harmony in Red (The Red Room)” portrays a maid that appears to be setting the table with fruits or perhaps she is clearing it. The wallpaper has the same pattern as the tablecloth. They tend to blind together making the painting
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