|Picasso painting reveals hidden man|
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WASHINGTON — For Pablo Picasso, 1901 was a pivotal time to experiment and find his own unique style.
At just 19 years old, he was living in Paris, painting furiously and dirt poor, so it wasn’t unusual for him to take one canvas and reuse it to paint a fresh idea.
Now scientists and art experts are revealing they’ve found a hidden painting beneath the surface of one of Picasso’s first masterpieces, “The Blue Room.”
Using advances in infrared imagery, they have uncovered a hidden portrait of a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand.
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