World Culture I
“Leonardo, the Renaissance Master”
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.
restoration of the Last Supper at http://www.philvaz.com/apologetics/LeonardoLastSupper.htm
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
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***This is a discussion, NOT a paper. Please
no plagiarism. ***