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New technology sharpens our eye, as it were, to see the graphic oeuvre of an old master.

The works of Pieter Bruegel are exhibited in museums across the world, and they are definitely worth a visit. But as a researcher, you can go one step further and subject the works to a dose of ‘high-tech’. These new technologies only make the researchers even more enthusiastic about the old master. “The more you zoom in, the clearer Bruegel’s virtuoso hand becomes”, says conservator-restorer and art historian Lieve Watteeuw.

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