European Art · Museum Reviews

Virtual Mauritshuis – Gigapixel Old Masters

The Mauritshuis, a Dutch institution famous for its collection of Rembrandts, Vermeers, and other northern Old Masters, has recently become the first museum in the world to offer a gigapixel virtual experience. Visitors can now view the Mauritshuis’s collection and 17th-century building through images with a billion-pixel resolution. Although not typically a fan of virtual museum visits, I quite enjoyed this one. Here’s what I thought.

Reviewing Virtual Mauritshuis: the Gigapixel Experience“. Published on DailyArt Magazine, December 9, 2020.

(Image: A detail of Rubens’s Old Woman and Boy with Candles on Mauritshuis Second Canvas, iPad version. Courtesy of Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands.)

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