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Slideshow: X-ray reveals secrets of Tintoretto's painting

“Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice” at the MFA.
By GREG COOK  |  March 19, 2009

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Before last year, only a few bits of the painting, which dates to the mid-16th century, had been X-rayed. But as the Boston museum was preparing for its current “Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice” exhibit (read Jeffrey Gantz's review), it X-rayed the entire 12-foot-wide canvas by the Renaissance master.

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