Gigapixel: Hand Games

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Handshakes, outstretched hands, clenched hands, women's hands, men's and children's hands, hands at work, protective hands... Walk through the paintings in gigapixel (ultra-high definition) and discover the photographed pieces' most minute and incredible details! Audio tracks to accompany the exhibits are available on the museum's audio guide.

"Bathsheba at her Bath"
Veronese (also known as Paolo Caliari); Circa 1575; Oil on canvas.
"Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist"
Biagio d'Antonio; 15th century.
"Wedding Party at the Photographer's Studio"
Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret; 1879; Oil on canvas.
"The Flight to Egypt"
Nicolas Poussin; 1657; Oil on canvas.
"The Stoning of Saint Stephen"
Rembrandt van Rijn; 1625; Oil on canvas.
"Diana Killing Chione"
Nicolas Poussin; 1622; Oil on canvas.
"The Conversion of Saint Augustine"
Niccolò di Pietro; Circa 1413; Tempera on wood.
"Lineage of Saint Anne"
Gérard David; Circa 1500; Oil on wood.
"Aretino and Charles V's Ambassador"
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres; 1848; Oil on canvas.
"The Market Place and the Grote Kerk at Haarlem"
Gerrit Berckheyde; 1673.
"Allegory of Fire"
Jan Brueghel the Elder, also known as Jan de Velours; 1606; Oil on wood.
Fleur des champs
Louis Janmot ; 1845 ; Huile sur bois.
"Scene of a Tournament in the Fourteenth Century"
Pierre Revoil; 1812; Oil on canvas.
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Lyon Museum of Fine Arts
Directed by: Mathilde Hospital – Communication Department.
Photos in gigapixels: © Gilles Alonso –
Photos: © MBA Lyon - Alain Basset, Stéphane Degroisse, Mathilde Hospital

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