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...
...first trial to analyse the canvas that Velázquez used for his 'Supper at Emmaus'
...still many ??? marks and erasing !!!
published in Metropolitan Museum of Art Journals 'Dating Velázquez's 'The Supper at Emmaus' by Charlotte Hale