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Hidden Degas portrait revealed

#1  Postby DougC » Aug 04, 2016 4:19 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36970024

B.B.C. Article
A hidden portrait by the French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas has been revealed by scientists.
Researchers in Australia used powerful X-rays to bring to light the painting of a young woman concealed beneath a work called Portrait of a Woman.
The researchers believe the subject is Emma Dobigny, who appeared in other Degas paintings.
The findings are described in the journal Scientific Reports.

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Degas' Portrait of a Woman (left) covered another painting (right)

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Re: Hidden Degas portrait revealed

#2  Postby aban57 » Oct 27, 2016 2:01 pm

If that's not the result of a bad break-up...
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Re: Hidden Degas portrait revealed

#3  Postby Macdoc » Oct 27, 2016 2:55 pm

The one on the right looks very modern - I wonder if that is computer enhanced
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