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Pablo Picasso hidden portrait found beneath famous painting ‘The Blue Room’ – News – Art – The Independent

More and more of these “hidden paintings” are being discovered via infrared and other photonic technologies.

A hidden portrait has been unearthed beneath Pablo Picasso’s masterpiece “The Blue Room.”

Art experts using infrared technology on the painting revealed a man wearing a jacket, bow tie and rings and resting his bearded face on his hand.Scientists have confirmed that the artwork was created just before “The Blue Room” during the Spanish painter’s early 1900s ‘blue period’, in which he focused on monochromatic paintings in blue shades.

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Beth Kelley is a writer and researcher with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.