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Van Gogh in high resolution ‘Gigapixel’ format

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The Google Art Project is an ongoing collaboration between art museums around the world. Partnering with large, world famous museums and small community based ones, the Project is utilized in over 40 countries. At current count, over 40,000 high resolution images of fine art have been contributed to the site.

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There are some images available to be viewed in ‘gigapixel’ format, allowing the viewer to zoom in close, explore and appreciate the fine brushstrokes of famous masterpieces. In the Art Project, there are a total of 162 paintings of Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. Out of the entire collection, we selected a few that can be viewed up close. To view the entire Van Gogh collection with the Google Art Project, click here.

The Starry Night – 1889
73 × 92 cm (28.7 × 36.2 in). Oil on canvas
Museum of Modern Art

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Starry night over the Rhône – 1888
Height: 720 mm (28.35 in). Width: 920 mm (36.22 in). Oil on canvas
Musée d’Orsay

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Wheat Field with Cypresses – 1889
Height: 73 cm (28.7 in). Width: 93.4 cm (36.8 in). Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Enclosed Wheat Field with Peasant / Landscape at Saint-Rémy – 1889
29 × 36.25 in (73.7 × 92.1 cm). Oil on canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art

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Enclosed Wheat Field with Peasant / Landscape at Saint-Rémy – 1889
29 × 36.25 in (73.7 × 92.1 cm). Oil on canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art

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Shawn Saleme

Written by Shawn Saleme



Shawn Saleme is a full time writer for Visual News. Having traveled to over 50 countries, his international escapades continue to influence his writing and perspective. When not in a foreign territory, he makes his home in his native San Francisco Bay Area. Become friends with him on Facebook and invite him to share drinks and stories with you.

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