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Renaissance Nun’s ‘last Supper’ Painting Makes Public Debut Just After 450 Years In Hiding Smart News

The figure of St. John isn’t bearded or otherwise “masculine.” In fact, he appears really feminine. This led some scholars to speculate that Da Vinci wasn’t depicting John at all, but rather Mary Magdalene. To accomplish he said this impact, Leonardo placed a nail hole in the middle of the painting and pulled strings in radial directions to help in his execution of the painting. John even mentions that Christ went to stop by the risen Lazarus, 6 days just before the Passover … which places that visit on prior Sunday, creating the Passover on Saturday / Nisan 15. That...