A small but complete guide to one of the world's most famous frescoes, once again open for public viewing after years of restoration work. Japanese edition.
A small but complete guide to one of the world’s most famous frescoes.
After the latest restoration, which took over twenty years, the Cenacolo is once again on view for a constant flow of international art lovers. Though altered, the painting as it is seen today constitutes the most authentic approximation possible of Leonardo’s original.
In the light of the long restoration project and the scientific results of research on the precise techniques used by the artist, the guide reconstructs the history and meaning of the work, with detailed close-ups of the fresco to facilitate comprehension.