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In prometheus you will find more than 950,000 high-quality digitized images from the fields of arts, culture and history.

prometheus is a distributed digital image archive that currently connects almost 70 databases from institutes, research facilities and museums on a common user interface. Situated at the Institute of Art History of the University of Cologne, prometheus is supported by the non-profit association prometheus e.V. which promotes the ongoing developments of the digital media for science and research.

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Helene Schjerfbeck

Finland’s most important artist – Helene Schjerfbeck, the main Finnish artist of the first half of the 20th century, is largely unknown outside of Scandinavia. | more...