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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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The painting, as is common for Tintoretto, stitches together several pieces of canvas. But the X-ray showed sharp contrasts between dark and light at some of the seams, which suggests that the separate sections were not all painted at the same time.
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