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13 Famous Paintings Where Artists Tried to Show Us Much More Than We Realize

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I want to say thank you to one who wrote this article! I really enjoyed reading these backstories ?
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me too! It's so interesting because I know most of these painting but because I know their backgrounds and meanings now, they seem different to me
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My favorite story about the painting is the one about the Last Supper.
"It’s said that Leonardo da Vinci took over ten years to paint the masterpiece ‘Last Supper’ because he was so picky about the models he used for each character. One Sunday, just after da Vinci had begun the painting, he spotted a young man in the choir that he felt would be the perfect Jesus Christ. The lad radiated love, innocence, tenderness, compassion and kindness. The young man, Pietri Bandinelli, agreed to be the model.
Ten years went by, and the painting remained incomplete. Leonardo could not find just the right face for Judas. He was allowed to search the prison, and there he found the perfect character to portray the man who betrayed Christ. Near the completion of the painting, the model asked if he was allowed to have a look. As he stared at the painting, tears began to flow down his face. When da Vinci asked what was wrong, the model told him that he was Pietri Bandinelli, the same man who had modeled for Christ ten years earlier."
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oh my... every single detail is this painting if full of hidden mystery ?
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