100,000 HD Images of French Artwork into the Public Domain
January 13, 2020 2:36 PM   Subscribe

Remember when the Art Institute of Chicago released 52,438 HD art images into the public domain? Paris Musees, a collection of 14 Paris museums, collectively say, "Tiens mon vin." (via Kottke) (paging darkstar)
posted by WCityMike (6 comments total) 92 users marked this as a favorite
 
Oh, this is absolutely FANTASTIC.

And the works highlighted in the linked article provide a great introduction to the variety of works they're making available.

I can't wait to explore these all in great depth.

Thank you so much for posting this, WCityMike!
posted by kristi at 4:40 PM on January 13 [1 favorite]


Hands up whoever immediately clicked on A Sunday on La Grande Jatte and started zooming in on the little girl.
posted by CaseyB at 6:01 PM on January 13 [1 favorite]


This is the kind of competition I can get behind.
posted by hilberseimer at 7:48 PM on January 13


Merci WCityMike, you just made my day.
posted by valetta at 9:14 PM on January 13 [1 favorite]


Yay! This is very exciting! Thanks for posting this treasure.
posted by danabanana at 6:10 AM on January 14 [1 favorite]


Outstanding! Thank you, Mike!

*Begins spooling up the Darkstarchive...*

*rubs hands together greedily*

Woo-hoo!
posted by darkstar at 8:00 AM on January 14 [1 favorite]


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