posted on Jun, 22 2004 @ 12:50 PM
Other than taking your comments from a book of fiction, do you have any real proof of this? I ask, because as an artist I can see Leonardo had a very
distinctive style. Now, admittedly, I don't study everything in microscopic detail, but there's no real evidence that I can see of retouching that
Some of the old masters did reuse canvases, by the way. They're very expensive and if your patron was paying you for something ... but wasn't
paying a LOT, then you would reuse canvasses.