Leonardo Da Vinci And Tintoretto: The Last Supper

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Compare & Contrast Leonardo da Vinci and Tintoretto: The Last Supper Leonardo da Vinci of Florence and Jacopo Robusti, aka Tintoretto, of Venice are two of history’s greatest painters. The have many accomplishments including their own renditions simply named The Last Supper. The Last Supper is one of the most important occurrences in Christianity. During this event, Jesus gathered his disciples to report that one of his twelve followers will betray him before dawn. These works of art portray this scene and shows how the twelve disciples responded to the news with varied degrees of frightfulness, outrage, and astonishment. Da Vinci’s The Last Supper is a fresco painting implemented for the dining hall of a Milan monastery. It is commonly referred…show more content…
At the first look da Vinci's fresco looks genuinely exceptional. It speaks to a strongly horizontal organization with a symmetrical balanced gathering of disciples behind a long table, partitioned by Jesus in the middle. However, upon closer investigation we see da Vinci's serenity being drastically rearranged. Conversely, Tintoretto's artwork is quite crowded, asymmetrical, and complicated; it is hard to identify specific pupils. The moment Tintoretto decided to depict varies from that of Leonardo. Da Vinci selected the time when Jesus reported that one of his disciples will double-cross him. However, Tintoretto decided to depict the minute when Jesus shared bread, which symbolized his body as the wine represented his blood. Leonardo picked the moment to depict death while Tintoretto chose the moment to connote life. The dramatization of facial expressions that is found in the da Vinci's rendition is all-but-absent in Tintoretto's version. The gestures also are organized in an order to contribute most to the general movement; not in order to be most emotionally expressive. Yet the story is passed on and its sensational pace is invigorated by an exhibition of an electric

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