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82nd & Fifth: UNFINISHED with Andrea Bayer

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Jacopo Bassano was eighty years old when he started this paining, and he died before it was completed. "I think his age liberated him and that he was working on it for himself," says curator Andrea Bayer.

Ever wish you could see how an artist of the past worked? Compare the painting, x-radiograph, and infrared images of Bassano's work to see the painter's process.