Classical Paintings Seamlessly Paired with Their Google Street View Locations

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Using the wonders of modern technology Halley Docherty pairs classical renaissance artworks together with their real-world 21st century locations using Google Street View to quite literally reveal the bigger picture - a project that must have taken hours and hours of research to complete.

From famous paintings in Paris all the way to St. Petersburg Docherty's work is not only fascinating, it also highlights how much has changed since the artists who created the artworks first put paint to canvas. Check them out below.

Sailors jousting between Pont Notre-Dame and Pont au Change (1756) by Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste Raguenet, Paris, France

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Halley Docherty

Berlin – Opernhaus (1850s) by Eduard Gaertner 

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Halley Docherty

Le boulevard des Capucines devant le théâtre du Vaudeville (1889) by Jean Béraud, France, Paris 

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Halley Docherty

Parade at the Palace Square in St Petersburg (1800s) by Adolphe Ladurner, Russia

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Halley Docherty

Spittelmarkt (1833) by Eduard Gärtner, Berlin

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Halley Docherty

St Petersburg – Nevsky Prospekt by Anichkov Bridge (1847) by Ludwig Franz Karl Bohnstedt, Russia

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Halley Docherty

La Modiste Sur Les Champs-Élysées (1889) by Jean Béraud, France

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Halley Docherty

Antwerp – Group Portrait of the Oude Voetboog Guild on the Grote Markt (1643) David Teniers II

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Halley Docherty

A Regatta on the Grand Canal (c.1740) by Canaletto, Venice, Italy 

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Halley Docherty

Caulking Boats (1832) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Tokyo

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Halley Docherty

The Piazza San Marco towards the Basilica (1760-65) by Francesco Guardi, Venice, Italy

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Halley Docherty

The Stonemason’s Yard (1726-30) by Canaletto, Venice, Italy

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Halley Docherty

Night view of Saruwaka Street (1856) by Utagawa Hiroshige, Tokyo

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Halley Docherty

Nighthawks (1942) by Edward Hopper, NY

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Halley Docherty

Hustle and Bustle on the Galata Bridge in Constantinople (1890s) by Fausto Zonaro

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Halley Docherty

Jerusalem (1886) by Gustav Bauernfeind

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Halley Docherty

View of Nihonbashi Tori-itchōme (1858) by Utagawa Hiroshige, Tokyo

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Halley Docherty

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