Visual Analysis Of Funny Boy
The painting shows that Jesus Christ interceded the table, his twelve messengers are arguing with each other about who among them had double-crossed and betrayed him.
On the dinning …show more content…
Moreover, there are four sets of three messengers at the table next to Christ. Here it can be seen that Leonardo has utilized the one-point linear perspective , in which the vanishing point is at Christ's head.
In addition to Christ being the focal point of the piece, he is also the center of psychology here.
This scene originates from the Gospel accounts on the night prior to the execution, when Christ and the messengers are gathered in a room for dinner. To be more precise it is at the time where they recite, after the Christ stated that: one of them will betray Christ.
While the messengers react to this statement, each according to his own perspective and personality, one of them named Philip asks, “Lord, is it I?" meanwhile the christ reaches out towards the bread and wine and says: "take this bread this is my body. take this wine for this is my blood and remember me." (mark14:22-26)
It appears that Christ is in a state of sadness, as his eyes are facing earth portraying sadness and misery. To his right side there is a gathering of three which includes Judas the traitor, who is facing away from the viewers …show more content…
It would appear that he is wondering that why would the traitor had done such thing.
In the right side there is a gathering of three messengers talking together and arguing about the messengerTomas who is pointing upwards as though he is asking the Christ that: is this something that was commanded by God? Is this God's will that one of us ought to be a betrayer?
Then again the Phillip and Hames major, and they are in a position where one is gesturing his hands in a way like he is blaming him self.
When we compare the last dinner of Leonardo and last dinner of Domenico Ghirlandaio it can be noted that the two figures were separate from each other , it demonstrates the idea of unified composition which is one of the celebrated characters of renaissance period .
Leonardo drew the greater part of the perspective line towards Christ, to influence the watcher to feel the Christ's holiness and to show how calm he was.
The painting is in a bad condition now because of the Leonardo's experiment, the combination of oil paint and tempera in an environment where it was preferred to use fresco. So the painting started to decay straightforwardly after it was