Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci



CountryItaly
UNESCO RegionEurope and North America
LocationProvince of Milano, Lombardy
CoordinatesN45 27 57.2 E9 10 13.8
Inscription Date1980
Property (ha)1.5
Type of HeritageCultural
CriteriaTo represent a masterpiece of human creative genius
CriteriaTo exhibit an important interchange of human values - over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world - on developments in architecture or technology; monumental arts; town-planning or landscape design
Unesco Reference Number93
URLhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/93
DescriptionThe refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie forms an integral part of this architectural complex, begun in Milan in 1463 and reworked at the end of the 15th century by Bramante. On the north wall is , the unrivalled masterpiece painted between 1495 and 1497 by Leonardo da Vinci, whose work was to herald a new era in the history of art.
StatusWorld Heritage Site