#### WebQuest

# Discovering Leonardo da Vinci

#### Process

Investigate the following problems by researching using the links provided. Don't leave a stone unturned! The agency is counting on you! Take detailed notes... you'll turn those in to the agency as evidence!

Problem #1: Authorship

Who is Leonardo da Vinci?

What evidence can you find to prove he painted *The Last Supper? *If Leonardo da Vinci did not paint

*The Last Supper*who did?

Problem #2: Location

Where is

*The Last Supper?*

How do you know?

Problem #3: Dating

When did the artist begin

*The Last Supper?*

Was

*The Last Supper*finished? If so, when?

What evidence do you have to prove this?

Problem #4: Commission

Was the artist paid to paint

*The Last Supper?*

If so, who paid the artist?

What evidence do you have to prove your findings?

Problem #5: Medium & Deminsions

What medium was

*The Last Supper*painted in?

What surface was it painted on?

What are the deminsions? (height x width x depth)

What is a fresco? How is this medium made?

Problem #6: Subject

What is the painting of

*The Last Supper*of?

Who is in the painting?

How do you know this?

Problem #7: Setting

Where does

*The Last Supper*take place?

What evidence do you have to prove this?

Problem #8: Content

Why is The Last Supper important?

What is the meaning of the painting?

How do you know this?

Problem #9: Symbolism

What is symbolic about how the figures in the painting are positioned?

How does their positions tell the story of the Last Supper?

What so the apples, pears, garland, and palm leaves represent?

What makes the symbolism in this painting important?

Problem #10: Condition

What is the conditon of

*The Last Supper?*

Why is the condition this way?

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