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Rijksmuseum goes online with 125,000 images free to download

posted Nov 2, 2012, 7:48 AM by Jesse Henderson   [ updated Nov 2, 2012, 10:37 AM ]
Jan Asselijn Swan
Jan Asselijn, The Threatened Swan, 1640-1652. Oil on canvas, 144 x 171 cm.

The Rijksmuseum has gone live with 125,000 images via its new digital image collection portal "Rijksstudio" which urges you to get creative with works from their collection. One needs to create an account in order to download. After that, you have access to high-resolution images to use for teaching or putting onto a t-shirt. Your choice! Read more about this opening via artdaily.org.The ultra high-resolution images of works, both famous and less well-known, can be freely downloaded, zoomed in on, shared, added to personal ‘studios’, or manipulated copyright-free.

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