Technology Sheds Light On 6 Great Art Mysteries

09/09/2013 09:20 am ET
  • news.nationalgeographic.com
Getty

Beneath the familiar faces of hundreds of paintings lining the walls of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., a host of secrets sit, waiting to be discovered.

Whether a Picasso or Da Vinci, every canvas holds brushstrokes that might conceal something else: a secondary painting, perhaps, or a mystery waiting to be untangled by John Delaney, the museum's senior imaging scientist.

Read more on news.nationalgeographic.com

MORE:

Art Mystery

YOU MAY LIKE

CONVERSATIONS