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THE LIVING LORD'S SUPPER  (OTEP-LLS)                           

Leonardo da Vinci, versatile genius of the Renaissance, was born in Vinci, Italy, in 1452. Though he excelled in many fields, he is remembered today because of two wonderful paintings: THE MONA LISA and THE LAST SUPPER. In 1494, when Leonardo was forty-two, he was commissioned by the Duke of Milan to decorate the dining room of the convent church which was the favorite shrine of the Duke’s young bride. As an appropriate theme for this dining room, the painter chose THE LAST SUPPER. His painting was not intended to be a faithful reproduction of the original scene as it had taken place in first century Palestine, but as it might have taken place in fifteenth century Italy. The famous poses of the disciples are in response to Jesus’ words, “One of you will betray me.”

The traditional scripts are given a twist as we explore the disciples thoughts as they ponder what they will do later in life. You must read them to see the depth of this tremendous full-length work.