Francisco de Goya, Fernando VII a caballo

Fernando VII a caballo (1808)

Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.

Fernando VII a caballo (1808)

Francisco de Goya’s masterwork is on a canvas with a woven pattern.

Analysis of a high quality photograph that was kindly send to me by Rocío Bruquetas, and shows the original canvas, by tracing the lines and binding points on top.

computer generated fabric view
weave draft
x ray image of the border
fabric view
to weave the pattern in the border , the weaver treadled in a straight line