Textiles with woven patterns were used as canvas by Spanish, Italian and Portuguese artists in the XVI and XVII century. Handwoven reconstructions of these canvases are produced at Lab O.
Discover here which Old Master paintings are on a patterned canvas...
Vincent van Gogh painted on coarse linen canvas. Where did it come from ? Similar textures in TEXTURE MUSEUM Kortrijk Belgium
painting in The National Gallery of Scotland Edinburg
presentation for 'Our Linen Stories' 19 May 2018 Edinburg