Gigapixel: The Jewelry Box

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Earrings, rings, necklaces, tassels, diadems... Walk through the paintings in gigapixel (ultra-high definition) and discover the photographed pieces' most minute and incredible details!

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

Portrait of a woman (1625) by Michel Jansz van Miereveld (ou Mierevelt)Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

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

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.

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

"Portrait of a noble Saxon lady"

Lucas Cranach, called the Elder; 1534; Oil on wood

Portrait of a woman (1625) by Michel Jansz van Miereveld (ou Mierevelt)Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

"Portrait of a Woman"

Michel Jansz van Miereveld; 1625; Oil on canvas.

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.

The Family Tree of Saint Anne (Vers 1500) by Gérard DavidMusée 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 (called Paolo Caliari); Circa 1575; Oil on canvas.

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

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

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

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