Gigapixel: The Book of Fabrics

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Silk, cloth, veils, lace, fur... walk through the paintings in gigapixel (ultra-high definition) and discover the photographed pieces' most minute and incredible details! The audio tracks stored on the museum's audio guide expand on the work in the gallery.

Portrait of a noble Saxon lady
Lucas Cranach, known as the Elder; 1534; Oil on wood.
The wedding at the photographer's place
Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret; 1879; Oil on canvas.
Fleeing to Egypt
Nicolas Poussin; 1657; Oil on canvas.Portrait of a woman
Portrait of a woman
Michel Jansz van Miereveld; 1625; Oil on canvas.
The Stoning of Saint Stephen
Rembrandt van Rijn; 1625; Oil on canvas.
The Lineage of Saint Anne
Gérard David; Circa 1500; Oil on wood.
Nave Nave Mahana
Paul Gauguin; 1896; Oil on canvas.
Bathsheba in the bath
Veronese (called Paolo Caliari); Circa 1575; Oil on canvas.
The Virgin with the Child and Saint John the Baptist
Biagio d'Antonio; 15th century.
Young girl with the blue ribbon
Pierre-Auguste Renoir; 1888; Oil on canvas
Aretino and Charles V's envoy
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres; 1848; Oil on canvas.
Louis Janmot; 1845; Oil on wood.
The Tournament
Pierre Révoil; 1812; Oil on canvas.
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