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...it was not that easy but I think I managed to analyse the pattern of the canvas on which Diego Velázquez painted 'The Supper at Emmaus'. a painting in the MET New York.

Lab O, honoured at Odemira Celebration Day !

...detective work...analysing another X -ray image from a historical canvas

...the canvas, x-ray image, as used by El Greco for the paintings in the 'Iglesia de la Caridad de Illescas'

grateful and proud to announce that Lab O has the opportunity to associate to this prestigious laboratory at Evora University

...first trial to analyse the canvas that Velázquez used for his 'Supper at Emmaus'

..analysing the canvas that Caravaggio used for 'The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew'

CIETA, Centre International d'Etude des Textiles Anciens

abstract to present Lab O accepted !

50 'private' presentations of Lab O @ FACECO 2018, yearly fair of Cultural and Economical Activities in Odemira Region...

Michel Rijk, designer of the logo, came for a visit to the exhibition ! click here for a short video....

Vincent van Gogh painted on coarse linen canvas. Where did it come from ? Similar textures in TEXTURE MUSEUM Kortrijk Belgium

Marinus Bies painted on a linen flower bag, where did it come from ? Similar textiles in TEXTURE MUSEUM Kortrijk Belgium

...(re)searching for linen, @ TEXTURE MUSEUM in Kortrijk Belgium for #ourlinenstories with John Ennis

...a nice message from The Art Institute of Chicago

the story of the laboratory until now...

...a closer look to the reconstruction of the canvas of Titian's 'The Vendramin Family'

...received this message today:

Edinburgh 19 May 2018

It's official !!!

artist talk in Edinburgh, 19 th of May

lab-eling...

divine white canvas...

so grateful to the conservators from the MET NY for sending me a high resolution image of the image that I found in their publication...

...we don't know if the Great Masters used bleached or natural linen...

...backlight images from the canvases to try to compare with the x ray images...

...absolutely sure this canvas is from the same roll...