High-tech scanning techniques … are revealing secrets of how artists created their masterpieces

Cover Image a digitally processed photo of “The Penitent Magdalene” by Georges de La Tour. Photo by writer of this blog – Nelson Gonzalez visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC on January 17, 2020


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DP353257 MUSEUM Description: Young Woman with a Water Pitcher ca. 1662

Johannes Vermeer Dutch

“Standing at an open window, a woman begins her day with ablutions from a gilt-silver pitcher and basin, with linen coverings protecting her dress and hair.”