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Leonardo da Vinci - The Last Supper

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The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci - Depictions of The Last Supper have been undertaken by artistic masters for centuries, now it is your turn to paint the finest of all.

Leonardo da Vinci's late 1490s mural painting in Milan, is the best-known example and now it is your turn to paint this masterpiece.

The Last Supper specifically portrays the reaction given by each apostle when Jesus said one of them would betray him. All twelve apostles have different reactions to the news, with various degrees of anger and shock. 

From left to right, according to the apostles' heads:

Bartholomew, James, son of Alphaeus, and Andrew form a group of three; all are surprised.

Judas Iscariot, Peter, and John form another group of three.

Judas is wearing red, blue, and green and is in shadow, looking rather withdrawn and taken aback by the sudden revelation of his plan. He is clutching a small bag, perhaps signifying the silver given to him as payment to betray Jesus, or perhaps a reference to his role within the 12 disciples as treasurer. He is also tipping over the salt cellar. This may be related to the near-Eastern expression to "betray the salt" meaning to betray one's Master. He is the only person to have his elbow on the table and his head is also horizontally the lowest of anyone in the painting.

Peter looks angry and is holding a knife pointed away from Christ, perhaps foreshadowing his violent reaction in Gethsemane during Jesus' arrest. He is leaning towards John and touching him on the shoulder, perhaps because in John's Gospel he signals the "beloved disciple" to ask Jesus who is to betray him.

The youngest apostle, John, appears to swoon and lean towards Peter.

Jesus

Apostle Thomas, James the Greater, and Philip are the next group of three.

Thomas is clearly upset; the raised index finger foreshadows his incredulity of the Resurrection.

James the Greater looks stunned, with his arms in the air. Meanwhile, Philip appears to be requesting some explanation.

Matthew, Jude Thaddeus, and Simon the Zealot are the final group of three.

Both Jude Thaddeus and Matthew are turned toward Simon.

To allow you to paint the full scene, we have created a detailed paint by numbers kit of The Last Supper on a custom canvas that measures 23.5" x 39".

NOTE: This canvas is much larger than our regular canvases. Do not worry, we provide plenty of paint and you will not run out.

If you have always wanted to paint then this wonderful paint by numbers canvas kit is a must have. A great way to decorate your room with something original and to relieve the stress of modern life. This kit will also make a great gift.

The peace and serenity of painting is time well spent in our hectic world. The joy of painting this expertly detailed canvas will only be matched by the beautiful painting you will create.

Includes Everything You Need To Complete Your Painting:

  • High quality linen canvas - you can start painting straight from the box.
  • Set of paintbrushes - custom made for our paint by numbers kits.
  • Individual paint pots - for every color in the painting so you don't need to mix any colors.

    Size: 23.5"x 39"

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