Zoom in the artworks : gigapixel


Dive into a selection of more than 50 paintings photographed in gigapixel, in ultra-high resolution. Explore the
artist’s work and discover details of the composition, technique, texture and colors. Focus, zoom and navigate in the paintings
and observe their tiniest details. 

. 6 artworks are accessible, with detailed description. Click on "Admire the painting in gigapixel", under the title, on the left.

. 23 other paintings (without accompanying text) are available here

. 11 commented videos of zooms in the paintings (click on 'EN') Watch them here

. Spot the difference. Find the odd details that have been added to 9 paintings : a cat, a drone, a surfer...and many more have found their way in the artworks. Can you find them all ? Play along

Admire the artworks like you never did before, down to the brushstrokes ! 

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Select masterpieces

Wheat field in the Morvan region


Portrait of a Woman Suffering from Obsessive Envy, also known as The Hyena of the Salpêtrière

Théodore Géricault, La Monomane de l'envie, vers 1819-1822.
Théodore Géricault,
La Monomane de l'envie, vers 1819-1822.
Image © Lyon MBA - Photo Alain Basset