Thursday, 15 March 2012

Who are the figures in Leonardo da Vinci's - The Last Supper



The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
1495 to 1498
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Who is depicted in 'The Last Supper'
The figures within Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, comprise the 12 Disciples. The painting is tempera painted on gesso and the work is located at the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie near Milan. The key figures are as follows:
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 1.  Bartholomew

 2.  James Minor 

 3.  Andrew

 4.  Judas

 5.  Peter

 6.  John

 7.  * Christ *

 8.  Thomas

 9.  James Major

 10.  Philip

 11.  Matthew

 12.  Thaddeus 

 13.  Simon

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