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The Second Canvas Museo Del Prado App Shows What's Under a Painting

 - May 8, 2014
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If you're planning to visit the Spanish national art museum anytime soon, the Second Canvas Museo del Prado app is a must-have that will let you get a deeper look at the layers below a painting's surface.

In partnership with Madpixel, the app was developed to give museum visitors a completely new way to look at 14 of its paintings. The app reveals information about each painting, lets users view the paintings with extreme zooms, X-rays and infrared vision, which would normally only ever be seen by curators and art restoration experts.

Now, as well as being able to marvel at the artist's finished products, you can appreciate all of the work that went into it, starting from a sketch underneath all of those layers of paint.