Its a shame they had a chance to recover those and blew it. (they are gone forever now)
I had similar thoughts awhile back and started making 3d models of historic art that is in the public domain.
Even used them as the dynamic entities to run some scripts, even though they just hang on the wall in all their static glory.
These "virtual museums" are a great idea for educational VR experiences. (especially with lockdowns... every museum should have one
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