Why was The Last Supper painted?

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Why was The Last Supper painted?

The Last Supper:

The Last Supper is a mural combining oil and tempera paint on plaster. Along with the Mona Lisa, it is one of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous works. Working on this from 1495 to 1489, he combined the oil and tempera paints to create the look of an oil painting on a wall surface.

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Leonardo da Vinci painted The Last Supper depicting the biblical story of Christ's last meal with his disciples. The work itself was commissioned by...

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The Last Supper by Da Vinci: Facts & Location

from AP World History: Tutoring Solution

Chapter 16 / Lesson 19
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