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“Leonardo, the Renaissance Master” Please respond to the following, using sources under the Explore heading as the basis of your response:
Describe the moment captured in Leonardo’s Last Supper painting, and discuss the reasons why disciples are shown on the same side of the table. Describe the most well-known techniques that Leonardo used to give more realism to the painting. Next, discuss one (1) of Leonardo’s inventions (or proposed inventions) that most fascinates or surprises you, and explain why. Compare Leonardo to some modern figure of the 20th or 21st century.
Leonardo da Vinci
Partial restoration of the Last Supper at http://www.philvaz.com/apologetics/LeonardoLastSupper.htm
Images, article, and 16th century copy of the Last Supper at http://www.abcgallery.com/L/leonardo/leonardo4.html
Leonardo’s work in science and invention at http://www.museoscienza.org/english/leonardo/models-exhibited (scroll down to thumbnail photos; click to enlarge and read more information)
You have 4 issues to address… 1) describe the moment captured by da Vinci in the Last Supper mural, and discuss the reasons he placed all the disciples where he did, 2) describe the most, well known techniques da Vinci used to bring realism to this painting, 3) discuss the invention of da Vinci that most surprises you and explain why, and finally, 4) compare da Vinci to a “modern” figure of the 20th or 21st century. Note the highlighted verbs for each issue. These are the clues to how you should begin thinking about your response and how you will design and develop it.