Ch6 A Master at Work

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Reproduction of a pattern weave linen artist canvas used by El Greco

Plain weave canvas was a popular choice for artists painting with oils. However some artists, such as Greek Renaissance painter El Greco chose to use pattern weave canvas.

Here we show the result of some hand weaving research into those important artist canvases.

Reconstructed Canvas-Woven linen after research into canvas on which is painted The Burial of the Count of Orgaz by El Greco

Reconstructed Canvas – Woven linen after research into canvas on which is painted The Burial of the Count of Orgaz by El Greco

Reproduction of The Burial of the Count of Orgaz by El Greco

Reproduction of The Burial of the Count of Orgaz by El Greco

 

 

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