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.
in honour to the Old Master ! handwoven in linen and gold thread
reconstruction of the canvas as used by Titian in 1540-45 for 'The Vendramin Family'