Weekly Wallpaper: Enjoy Some Fine Art From The Met

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This week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York put 400,000 high-resolution images from its collection up for download. To give you a taste, we decided to show off a few of our favourite wallpaper-friendly pictures for your desktop.

Note: We’ve cropped a few of these to fit normal 16:9 dimensions, but you can view the original version at the link below each image and crop it for your own display!

Eastern Coast of Rügen Island with Shepherd

Caspar David Friedrich

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Heart of the Andes

Frederic Edwin Church

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At the Seaside

William Merritt Chase

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View of Heidelberg

Jan Brueghel the Elder

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Moonlight on Mount Lafayette, New Hampshire

William Trost Richards

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The Parthenon

Frederic Edwin Church

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Trees and Houses Near the Jas de Bouffan

Paul Cézanne

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Comments

  • That’s some effing good art. I know I’m probably sounding soooo mainstream, but would say the MET is one of the most enjoyable museums I’ve been to.

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