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The “Second Canvas” app: discover the works from Paris Musées in very high resolution!

This new app enables you to appreciate the works from the museums of the City of Paris in detail.

You can see the artist’s brush strokes, wonder at the technical mastery of a work or have a closer look at a specific item in the corner of a painting that no one else seems to have noticed.

With the “Second Canvas” app, you can now contemplate the works of the City of Paris museums in very high resolution!

Apprécier le coup de pinceau de l’artiste, s’émerveiller de la maîtrise de la technique d’une œuvre, remarquer le détail dans le coin de la toile que personne n’aurait remarqué auparavant…

Grâce à l’application « Second Canvas », vous pouvez désormais contempler les œuvres des musées de la Ville de Paris en très grande définition !

 

 

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portrait de Marie-Emilie Baudouin par François Boucher (musée Cognacq-Jay)

Digitized using the latest technology, these exceedingly high-quality images let you zoom in on a painting detail with no loss in visual accuracy.

 

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Balenciaga - Lesage. Manteau. Été 1967

You can admire the details from this dress of Balenciaga - Lesage (collection of Palais Galliera)

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Portrait de Pauline Viardot. Ary Scheffer. 1840. Musée de la Vie romantique.

You can admire, for example, how Ary Scheffer painted the cross that Pauline Viardot holds in her portrait (Museum of the Romantics).

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Bonnard dans son atelier. Edouard Vuillard. 1930-1935. Musée d'Art moderne

Who has noticed Edouard Vuillard’s signature in the lower right corner of his painting entitled Bonnard in His Studio?

Fifty-two works are now available on the app and digitizing is being continued.

The app is available on the collection portal and will soon be available on the websites of the fourteen museums.

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