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Famous Art, Bigger Myth

He leaned back against Jesus’ chest and said to him, “Master, who is it?” (Jn 13:25) Art has a way of seeping in to our memory in such a way that we interpret other things from it’s remembered images, even when those images are false.  One example of this is Leonardo DaVinci’s approximately 520 year old Last Supper painting on the wall of the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan.  I was fortunate enough to see this some years ago, although it has been restored so many times over the centuries that I’m not sure how much,

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