Vermeer: Girl with the Pearl Earring in extreme XXXL detail
In a project started by the Royal Collection Mauritshuis and the optical firms Hirox and Canon there will be a 4 meter high super sharp and detailed print of the Girl with the Pearl Earring by Vermeer in the front downstairs hall of the Mauritshuis this summer
Results can now be seen for free on your computer or smartphone screen. This is the shortcut:
The startling and innovative technical research is shown here for free in these 10 papers:
The research project was presented during the two day Vermeer symposium in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam on March 28 and 29, 2023. I was attending and saw many of my friends and colleagues there, including Prof. Arthur J. Wheelock and Jonathan Janson of the vast Essental Vermeer web site.
A comparable huge image of the Night Watch by Rembrandt can also be found. A whopping 44.8 Gigapixel Night Watch.