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12 Last Supper recreations for you to ponder

Jesus and the disciples as you’ve never seen them before.

TODAY IS HOLY Thursday, also known as Maundy Thursday and the fifth day of Holy Week.

It’s also the day which celebrates the Christian custom of marking Jesus and his disciples’ Last Supper, as captured in Leonarda Da Vinci’s late 15th century mural in Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan.

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DaVinci’s iconic work has been recreated and reworked countless times over the centuries, through art, pop culture and as a medium for political, religious or social comment.

Here we have a look at just some of those recreations, starting off with one close to home…

Dublin’s Italian Quarter

Photocall Ireland

Star Wars

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Battlestar Galactica




Fresco Last Supper

The scientists


Artwork by Gillian Joyce entitled ‘The Gluteny at the last supper’ on display at the Gallery Zozimus in Dublin. (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

The Lesbian Last Supper


The Simpson’s Last Supper

Snoop Dogg

The Sopranos

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Emer McLysaght

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