Met Puts Huge Digital Image Trove Online

 

 

 

Boating

 

Boating
Édouard Manet
(French, Paris 1832–1883 Paris)
Date: 1874
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 38 1/4 x 51 1/4 in. (97.2 x 130.2 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.115

 

 

 

 

 

” NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has made a whopping 400,000 high-resolution digital images of its collection available for free download. You can browse the collection here.

  In making the announcement, Mr. Campbell said: “Through this new, open-access policy, we join a growing number of museums that provide free access to images of art in the public domain. I am delighted that digital technology can open the doors to this trove of images from our encyclopedic collection.” “

 

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