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Facts About Last Supper
Leonardo da Vinci was a genius of the renaissance period. His skills were legendary - painter, architect, engineer, mathematician and philosopher but he is perhaps best known for his paintings especially that of the Last Supper. This famous work of art was painted for a patron of Leonardo da Vinci called Duke Lodovico Sforza.

Concise Biography, History & Facts About the artist - Leonardo da Vinci
Nationality - Italian
Place of Birth - Vinci, Italy
Lifespan - April 15, 1452 - May 2, 1519
Family - Son of Ser Piero di Antonio and Caterina
Educated - Served as an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio

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  • Da Vinci started to work at this painting in 1495

  • He spent two years on the painting
  • It is painted as an Oil-tempera mixture on wall
  • The size - 13' 10" x 29' 7" (421.6 x 903 cm)
  • The subject of the Last Supper is a scene from the final days of Jesus as depicted in the Christian Bible
  • There is a theory that the person to the left of Jesus (on his right) is actually Mary Magdalene, rather than the apostle John
  • It has undergone significant restoration since the 16th century
  • It can be seen in the Refectory, S. Maria delle Grazie, in Milan

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