The National Gallery– Tintoretto V

The National Gallery– Tintoretto V June 16, 2019

The Last Supper was a common subject for Italian religious paintings, and here Tintoretto, like Da Vinci depicts the moment after Jesus said, ‘one of you will betray me’ and the disciples are all asking ‘is it I?’

Below is the apparition of Mary to St. Jerome…

Patrons of the arts could be really quite self-indulgent, and so here we have pictures of the Doge and his family in the painting with Madonna and child , or the city treasurers in the same scene….

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