Paulus Moreelse self-portrait from the Rijksmuseum
I needed an image of a Renaissance self portrait for a recent post on my blog, but having made an expensive mistake once, I’ve become hyper vigilant about sourcing free images.
In my search for digital images I could use free and clear, I made two discoveries worth sharing. First, I stumbled across Open Culture, which proclaims to be “the best free cultural and educational media on the web.” There, I found links to over twenty world-famous museums that make images of their collections available on-line.
Museum in Valencia, Spain. Photo by Margit Wallnery via pixabay.
Essentially, it’s possible to see a significant portion of the world’s great art with the ease of a few keystrokes. While this isn’t the same as visiting the Museum of New Zealand in person, for those of us in North America, it’s a lot cheaper…
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