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Letter from Professor Carlos Zuberb├╝hler (Academy of Buenos Aires) to Poynter

1 Jun 1904

Title

Letter from Professor Carlos Zuberbühler (Academy of Buenos Aires) to Poynter

Date

1 Jun 1904

Archive reference number

NG68/26/17

Description

Argues that the background featured in 'Kitchen Scene with Christ in the House of Martha and Mary' by Velázquez is a painting on the wall instead of a window, as claimed in the catalogue. This is suggested by the deficiencies in perspective and scale evident in the background image.

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