Gigapixel: Hand Games

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.

Air (1611) by Jan Brueghel l'Ancien, dit de veloursMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Water by Jan Brueghel l'Ancien, dit de veloursMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

The Grand Canal, Venice (Vers 1736-1740) by Bernardo BellottoMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Wheat Field in the Morvan Region (1842) by Jean-Baptiste Camille CorotMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Portrait of a Saxon Noblewoman (1534) by Lucas Cranach, dit l'AncienMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Bathsheba at her Bath (1575) by Véronèse (dit Paolo Caliari)Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Bathsheba at her Bath"

Veronese (also known as Paolo Caliari); Circa 1575; Oil on canvas.

Bathsheba at her Bath (1575) by Véronèse (dit Paolo Caliari)Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Madonna and Child with John the Baptist (XVe siècle) by Biagio d'AntonioMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist"

Biagio d'Antonio; 15th century.

Wedding in the Photographer’s Studio (1879) by Pascal Dagnan-BouveretMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Wedding Party at the Photographer's Studio"

Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret; 1879; Oil on canvas.

Wedding in the Photographer’s Studio (1879) by Pascal Dagnan-BouveretMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

The Flight into Egypt (1657) by Nicolas PoussinMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"The Flight to Egypt"

Nicolas Poussin; 1657; Oil on canvas.

The Stoning of Saint Stephen (1625) by Rembrandt Harmensz van RijnMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"The Stoning of Saint Stephen"

Rembrandt van Rijn; 1625; Oil on canvas.

The Stoning of Saint Stephen (1625) by Rembrandt Harmensz van RijnMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Diana Killing Chione (vers 1622-23) by Nicolas PoussinMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Diana Killing Chione"

Nicolas Poussin; 1622; Oil on canvas.

Saint Augustine and Alypius are visited by Ponticianus (vers 1413) by Nicolo di PietroMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"The Conversion of Saint Augustine"

Niccolò di Pietro; Circa 1413; Tempera on wood.

Saint Augustine and Alypius are visited by Ponticianus (vers 1413) by Nicolo di PietroMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

The Family Tree of Saint Anne (Vers 1500) by Gérard DavidMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Lineage of Saint Anne"

Gérard David; Circa 1500; Oil on wood.

Aretino and the Envoy of Charles V (1848) by Jean Auguste Dominique IngresMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Aretino and Charles V's Ambassador"

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres; 1848; Oil on canvas.

Aretino and the Envoy of Charles V (1848) by Jean Auguste Dominique IngresMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

The Great Market, Haarlem (1673) by Gerrit BerckheydeMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"The Market Place and the Grote Kerk at Haarlem"

Gerrit Berckheyde; 1673.

Fire (1606) by Jan Brueghel l'Ancien, dit de veloursMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Allegory of Fire"

Jan Brueghel the Elder, also known as Jan de Velours; 1606; Oil on wood.

Flower of the Fields (detail) (1845) by Louis JanmotMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Fleur des champs

Louis Janmot ; 1845 ; Huile sur bois.

Flower of the Fields (1845) by Louis JanmotMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Flower of the Fields (1845) by Louis JanmotMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

The Tournament (1812) by Pierre RévoilMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Scene of a Tournament in the Fourteenth Century"

Pierre Revoil; 1812; Oil on canvas.

The Tournament (1812) by Pierre RévoilMusée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

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