Leonardo Da Vinci: The Significance Of The Last Supper

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The Last Supper is the final meal that Jesus Christ has with his Disciples before his crucifixion. The first significance of the Last Supper is when Jesus Christ announces in the supper that one of twelve of his disciples will betray him before sunrise. The painting shows the story of the scene after Jesus Christ announces the betrayal of one of his disciples. “One of you will betray me” (Bible, by Mark 14:18) the second significance of the Last supper is that Jesus Christ taught his followers the symbol that he is remembered for the sacrifices of his blood and body for mankind. "And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them saying, 'This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me '" (Bible, by Luke 22:19). The third significance is the important principle given by Jesus Christ to live a Christian life. “One should never expect to be served by anyone but to serve others and I confer on you a kingdom, just as my Father conferred one on me, so that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel" (Bible, by Luke 22:29-30). The Last Supper has been portrayed by many artists over the centuries. Few of the renowned one’s are by Leonardo Da Vinci and Jacopo Tintoretto. Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most famous renaissance artists till date. . He was born on 15 April, 1452. He is known for his painting such as Mona Lisa, The Last Supper and The Virgin of the Rocks. Leonardo’s Last Supper has

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