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Unprocessed infrared scan of Robert Rauschenberg's Erased de Kooning Drawing

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Unprocessed infrared scan of Robert Rauschenberg’s Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953) showing traces of the original drawing by Willem de Kooning. Infrared scan: Robin D. Myers, 2010

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This unprocessed scan of Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953) was made in 2010 as part of an advanced digital imaging effort aimed at learning more about the drawing by Willem de Kooning (1904–1997) that Rauschenberg erased. The infrared light revealed subtle traces of the original graphite and charcoal marks that remain on the sheet.

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