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What is the term for visible traces of an earlier painting beneath newer artwork on canvas?

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PENTIMENTO

A pentimento is an alteration in a painting, evidenced by traces of previous work, showing that the artist has changed his or her mind as to the composition during the process of painting. The word is Italian for repentance.

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