Maybe the highlight of the last trip to Italy was the great opportunity to see the Last Supper. It is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci housed by the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria Delle Grazie in Milan. It is one of the world's most recognizable paintings.
It's a magnificent work of art that leaves everybody speechless, not only because of the beauty of the painting itself but for the incredible mastery of da Vince, the technic used ( that, unfortunately, is suffering the pass of time), but even for the astonishing miracle to survive the massive destruction of the Convent of Santa Maria Delle Grazie during the II War World, 1943.
Last Supper emanate such intense energy that the viewer can perceive the emotions of their painted subjects, the surprise, the pain, loneliness of Jesus, and the anger of his disciples. Jesus remains alone in the center of the painting anticipating the suffering he was going to live on the next and final moments of his life.
Definitely, it's a masterpiece worth to visit. I recommend you to buy the tickets online long before to travel, to avoid disappointment. The number of visitors to access to the convent are very limited per day. So plan ahead this fantastic and unforgettable visit.
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