Textiles with woven patterns were used as canvas by Spanish, Italian and Portuguese artists in the 16th and 17th centuries. Handwoven reconstructions of these canvases are produced at Lab O.
Discover here which Old Master paintings are on a patterned canvas...
another hidden layer came to life...this is what Diego Velazquez saw before he began painting 'The Education of the Virgin'
...first repeat of the reconstruction of the canvas that Diego Velázquez saw before he began painting 'The Education of the Virgin' a painting at Yale University Art Gallery