Santa Maria delle Grazie - Great Attractions (Milan, Italy)

geobeats on Oct 13, 2010 Santa Maria delle Grazie is a small 15th-century church created with predominantly circular designs. The architecture of this Dominican convent is an interesting mix of Gothic and Romanesque styles. No matter how beautiful … [More]

Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper (1495-97) is one of the most famous paintings in the world. The original mural can still be seen in its original location: the refectory wall of the former Dominican monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan.
Leonardo da Vinci painted The Last Supper in what was the order's refectory, now called the Cenacolo Vinciano, from 1495 to 1497.
The dome was added by Bramante, along with a cloister, about the time that Leonardo was commissioned to … [More]