Rigorous analyses allow us to confirm identical patterns as well as distinguish subtle differences….

I was asked to analyse a canvas of an historic painting (cannot give more details yet) and found that the weave draft in the warp and tie-up was the same as in the canvas of Titian’s Portrait of Isabella d’Este.

I have woven a reconstruction of both patterns on the same warp.

In the weft I had to skipp 2 x 4 passes….

both canvases