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Goya's Re-use of a Canvas for 'Doña Isabel'

Martin Wyld
Technical Bulletin Volume 5, 1981


During treatment of Goya's portrait of Doña Isabel de Porcel, X-radiography revealed a well-advanced male portrait beneath the female sitter.


Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, paintings, radiography

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Wyld, M. 'Goya's Re-use of a Canvas for "Doña Isabel"'. National Gallery Technical Bulletin Vol 5, pp 38–43.

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