Category: VRL

Last Supper Larger than Life

last supper

A 16 billion pixel image of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper has been posted on the internet, giving art lovers a detailed view of the 15th Century work. If you haven’t seen Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper in person, this is your chance to truly explore the details of this amazing work of art. You can see it at: http://www.haltadefinizione.com/en/

To read more about this project go to: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7065903.stm

Two New Archives from the Negative Collection at the Frick Art Reference Library

ARTstor is pleased to announce the completion of an important collaboration with the Frick Art Reference Library. This collaboration has focused on the Frick Library’s renowned Negative Collection, an archive of approximately 60,000 large-format negatives that is prized by scholars as a unique visual record of lesser-known and largely unpublished European and American paintings. These paintings are often documented with invaluable, unpublished information and scholarly opinions assembled under the Frick’s auspices. The Negative Collection is the product of both ongoing acquisitions programs and dedicated photographic campaigns sponsored by the Frick Library.

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Anthropology Collection in CONTENTdm

The Visual Resources Library is happy to announce that the Anthropology Collection of digital images is now available to you from the Digital Collections web page. These images are from archeological sites in North America, Mesoamerica, Jericho, and China. There are also images of primates and human evolution.

To view the collection please select “Anthropology Collection” from the CONTENTdm list of image collections at: http://www.lawrence.edu/library/images/index.shtml