TOP 5 Famous Paintings Hiding Something: Picasso’s Secret Behind “Crouching Woman” and More

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Researchers developed a new scanning technique and checked in on Pablo Picasso’s painting, the Crouching Woman.

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An international team of scientists discovered a painting underneath Picasso’s artwork – the Crouching Woman.

It turned out, a painter based “The Crouching Woman” on the oil painting of a Barcelona landscape.

Source: Art Gallery of Ontario

This new technology will help scientist to learn more about famous works of art and the process of painting.

Source: Art Gallery of Ontario

Van Gogh’s painting and grasshopper

Vincent van Gogh’s “Olive Trees,” the painting of 1889, was put under the microscope. As the result, a grasshopper was found trapped in the canvas.

Source: NDTV.com

“Olive Trees” is part of a series of about 18 works of art Van Gogh painted from May 1889 to May 1890 in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France.

To paint outdoor was the only one permission while he was in an asylum. That explains why the grasshopper might have trapped in the painting.

Source: Courtesy of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Hendrick van Anthonissen’s “Beach scene”

Shan Kuang,  a conservator at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, was taking off a layer of varnish when she found a hidden whale on the picture.

Kuang has noticed a person standing in the ocean. The careful investigation showed that the person was standing on a beached whale.

Source: artnet.com

“It’s possible that the whale was removed because the presence of a dead animal was considered offensive – or perhaps without the whale, the picture was more marketable,” Kuang explains.

John Singer Sargent’s “Madame X”

Without any implicit meaning, Sargent painted one of the most scandalously glamorous of his time with one gown strap hanging from her shoulder.

Critics were shocked to see her dress looking like that, so Sargent changed his painting.

Source: ARTABLE

Hidden portrait ‘found under Mona Lisa’

The most famous artwork of Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa, has a lot of secrets. One was discovered by French scientists, Pascal Cotte, that has been working on the painting for 10 years.

Due to the results of an investigation, another portrait has been hidden under the painting.

Source: ABC News

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 Picasso's Secret Behind “Crouching Woman” and 4 More Paintings That Were Hiding Something
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