06 May 2006

Da Vinci's Last Supper in Hi Resolution

You will find this great work of art that Leonardo da Vinci was commissioned to paint by Ludovico il Moro, from 1496 to 1498, in the refectory of the Dominican convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, outside the church a door, on your right, will lead you into it. The Last Supper painted by Leonardo da Vinci is ingeniously devised as an expansion of the perspective of the space in which it is set (1495-1497). It is one of the most famous works of art in the world, and has long been an icon of Western civilization. The scene portrays the moment in which Jesus tells his disciples that one of them is about to betray him.

Click the link to see a super hi resolution of the painting. You can amazingly zoom in to see the fine details of the painting.

If you're planning to watch or read the Da Vinci Code, bookmark this and return to it to appreciate both the story and the painting.

I'm still waiting if the Catholic Church here in the Phililppines would do something ummm... "unchristianly" to block the movie...