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a very important discovery !!! A Portuguese painter also used a patterned canvas in the XVI century !!!

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'submission' for the Conserving Canvas Symposium, an initiative from the Getty Foundation at Yale University, October 2019

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Lab O at 'Dyes in History and Arquaeology' Congress in Lisbon at FCT, NOVA University of Lisbon

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a postcard from the Museum of Évora shows a tablecloth with a pattern... oil on panel, 1500, Altar piece from the Sé Cathedral in Évora

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2 rolls of the 'First Layer'...

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Caravaggio painted his great work on this patterned linen canvas, note I finished weaving plain weave

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Caravaggio painted 'The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew' on a canvas in linen with this pattern. Its the 'first layer'... handwoven by Helena Loermans @Lab O

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'moving canvas' photoshoot with handwoven reconstruction of the El Greco canvas...

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Caravaggio joined the '3Masters' from left: Titian, El Greco, Diego Velázquez and Caravaggio.Reconstructions of the linen canvases, handwoven by Helena Loermans

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research and reconstruction of the canvas on which Caravaggio painted 'The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew' 1606 -1607; the painting is in the Cleveland Museum of Art

'3Masters' in 9 seconds...

'3Masters' time lapse...

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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.

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Lab O, honoured at Odemira Celebration Day !

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

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

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

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

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

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CIETA, Centre International d'Etude des Textiles Anciens

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abstract to present Lab O accepted !

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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....

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

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

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