Edgar Degas’s “Before the Race” (1884-86) is one of the 10,000 hi-res images posted online by the Walters Art Museum (via //art.thewalters.org)

Bravo! “More than 10,000 items in the Walters Art Museum — about a third of the total collection — can now be viewed and downloaded online for free, without copyright restrictions.” [Baltimore Sun]

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