The Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Old Masters all painted on hand-woven patterned linen canvases. This 'first layer' has been given only sporadic study by art historians. I started deciphering the weaving draft of El Greco’s 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz', in 2016. It recently culminated in authentic, hand-woven reconstructions of historic canvases.
It's official !!!
Lab O, based in Odemira, will be incorporated in Gayfield Projects, Journeys in Design. Thank you so much Dr John Ennis, Curator, for inviting me to present Lab O at your project 'ourlinenstories' and to believe in this project !