• 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' Painting Gets an Incredibly Detailed 10-Billion-Pixel Scan

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, The Netherlands has unveiled a 10-billion pixel panorama of Johannes Vermeer 's iconic painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring following two years of research. Spearheaded by Emilien Leonhardt and Vincent Sabatier from Hirox Europe, the project was intended for the specialists to evaluate the surface condition of the work. It enabled the researchers to scan the piece with an astounding resolution at 4.4-microns per pixel detail, as per designboom. The scan was developed last year by Hirox Europe - a company that specializes in creating digital microscopes...
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