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A 'Nativity' revelation

In routine X-ray at MFA, odd Renaissance work is found to reconfigure artist's earlier rendering of Jesus' crucifixion

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By Linda Matchan
Globe Staff / December 23, 2008

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Even scholars of the Renaissance painter Jacopo Tintoretto have been dismissive of his enormous "Nativity," which presides over the Koch Gallery at the Museum of Fine Arts. They have viewed it as awkward, or - if they're being generous - "enigmatic" or "complex." (Full article: 1189 words)

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