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Jan282009

Google Earth and Spain’s Prado Museum team up; Shows hi-res Prado paintings

Spain Prado Museum teamed up with Google Earth, and Google Maps for a project that allows people to zoom in on the gallery’s main works — even on details not immediately discernible to the human eye. The initiative, announced is the first of its kind involving an art museum. It involves 14 of the Prado’s choicest paintings, including Diego Velazquez’s “Las Meninas,” Francisco de Goya’s “Third of May” and Peter Paul Rubens’ “The Three Graces.”

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