Where is Tintoretto the Last Supper?

Where is Tintoretto the Last Supper?

Church of San Giorgio MaggioreLast Supper / LocationSan Giorgio Maggiore is a 16th-century Benedictine church on the island of the same name in Venice, northern Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio, and built between 1566 and 1610. Wikipedia

Who is in the Last Supper Tintoretto?

Last SupperLast Supper / SubjectThe Last Supper is the final meal that, in the Gospel accounts, Jesus shared with his apostles in Jerusalem before his crucifixion. The Last Supper is commemorated by Christians especially on Maundy Thursday. Wikipedia

Why is the Last Supper important?

The Last Supper is an important event in the history of Christianity because it immediately precedes Jesus’ betrayal and subsequent arrest. It is also of significance because of Jesus’ identification of the bread and wine as symbolic of his own body and blood.

What is the vanishing point in the Last Supper Tintoretto?

We’re so used to looking at Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper in Milan. That’s a painting where the table is drawn across horizontally – which is such a high Renaissance example of the use of linear perspective – with Christ as the vanishing point – at the very center of the painting – at the very center of the table.

When was Last Supper Tintoretto?

Last Supper (Tintoretto)

Last Supper
Year 1592–1594
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 365 cm × 568 cm (144 in × 224 in)
Location Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

Who paid for the Last Supper?

The Last Supper was commissioned by Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan in 1495, as part of a series of renovations to the convent with the intention that the location would become the Sforza family mausoleum. Work began on The Last Supper in 1495 and lasted until 1498.

What makes The Last Supper by Tintoretto successful?

Tintoretto’s Last Supper makes use of Mannerist devices in its complex and radically asymmetrical composition. In its dynamism and emphasis on the quotidian—the setting is similar to a Venetian inn—the painting points the way to the Baroque.

What is the message of the Last Supper?

The Last Supper painting is a snapshot of the moment Christ tells his Apostles that one of them will betray him; “Very truly I tell you, one of you is going to betray me,” (Gospel of John 13:21). The painting depicts each apostle reacting in his own unique way.