The Internet is just starting. New amazing ideas are still popping up every day. During my last visit to Amsterdam the Rijksmuseum was partially closed. Now I can tour it virtually with Google’s Art Project . This is really cool. The resolution is amazing, so smallest details are visible.
Guess where is this picture from?
Right, this is the right nostril of Captain Frans Banning Cocq from Night Watch, by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn.
And here is an eye opening close up.
And here is how it was done
- Google Art Project: the 7 billion pixel masterpieces (telegraph.co.uk)
- Enjoy videos about some of the greatest artworks in the world (youtube-global.blogspot.com)