J. Wilbur Chapman

The Wages of Sin

There is no incident that more forcefully illustrates sin’s ruin than that connected with the painting of Leonardo DaVinci’s great masterpiece, "The Last Supper". Long and in vain had the artist sought for a model for his Christ. "I must find a young man of pure life," he declared, "before I can get that look on the face I want". At length, his attention was called to a young man who sang in the choir of one of the old churches of Rome, Pietro Bandinelli by name. ...
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