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Willem van Aelst

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1627-ca.1683]

• Relationships: Studied under Otto Marseus van Schrieck.
Students included Rachel Ruysch.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Still Life.
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Original works by Willem van Aelst available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Group of flowers, 1675

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Snack

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Still Life with Dead Birds and Game Bag, 1674

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteWillem van Aelst at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Still Life with Dead Game, 1661

Notable SiteWillem van Aelst at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Vase de Fleurs, 1651

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Vase de Fleurs, 1645-56

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Tableau de Fruits, 1645-56

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Vanitas Flower Still Life, ca.1656-57

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
2 paintings online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Glass Vase with Branches bearing Fruit, 1664

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWillem van Aelst in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWillem van Aelst at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Still Life with Poultry (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteWillem van Aelst in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Artpx

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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The Bag, 1679
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A Still Life with Grapes, Plums, Figs and a Melon
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Still Life with Poppies and Roses
Still Life with Poppies and Roses

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