Researchers Discover Hidden Face Beneath Degas Painting

August 5th, 2016

Researchers in Australia have discovered a hidden face beneath the surface of Edgar Degas’s Portrait of a Woman, which bears similarity to a popular model of the time, Emma Dobigny.  “When I first saw the scan I was over the moon, it was very exciting,” says Daryl Howard at the Australian Synchrotron in Victoria. “At the time I considered it to be one of the most exciting times in my scientific career.”

Read more at The Guardian