The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use

Look what we found on Colossal:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for non-commercial purposes. From a 12-megapixel scan of Rembrandt’s 1660 self-portrait to over 18,000 photos spanning almost two centuries. Here are a few quick gems from the Photography collection, see also: Arms & Armor, Modern and Contemporary Art, and other highlights. (via Kottke)

 

Rembrant self portrait

Hours of fun just thumbing through all the images as well as fodder for personal projects – usually one off odd birthday cards for friends.

Check them out!

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