A Brief History: 1642 paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn. The museum has been moved several times - for example at the start of World War II and again in 2003 when the museum was rebuilt - but other than that, it has been on display at the Rijksmuseum since 1885.
The Rijksmuseum, an art and history museum in Amsterdam, has released a highly accurate 717 gigapixel image of The Night Watch.
The team used 100 gigapixels. Hasselblad H6D 400MP camera to take 8,439 separate photos. Then AI was used to sew everything together, resulting in a massive image of 717 billion pixels with a total size of 5.6 TB. p>
The image is four times clearer than the one published by the museum. May 2020. In fact, this is the world's largest digital image of a work of art, and it shy away from the 195 gigapixel image of Shanghai. p>
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The ultra-high-resolution image allows scientists to study the painting from a distance and the aging process in more detail, the museum said. p>