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Pieter Aertsen: La Greengrocer, 1567
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Pieter Aertsen

[Dutch Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1508-1575]

• Relationships: Father of Pieter Pietersz.
Uncle of Joachim Beuckelaer.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Preparations for a Feast

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Scenes from the Life of a Bishop Saint

Notable SitePieter Aertsen at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
The Adoration of the Magi, ca.1560
The Egg Dance, 1552

Notable SitePieter Aertsen at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
5 works by Pieter Aertsen online

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Kitchen Still Life with a Scene of the Supper at Emmaus Beyond, 1551/53

Bonnefanten Museum, Netherlands
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Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Christ on the Cross

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
L'Adoration des bergers

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
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National Museum of Art of Romania
The Adoration of the Magi

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
3 works online

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest (in Hungarian)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
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Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SitePieter Aertsen at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePieter Aertsen in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SitePieter Aertsen in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Pieter Aertsen at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Leipzig, Germany  

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

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 Edition
Complete article, now in the public domain. Obviously, some facts may have changed since 1911.

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Vanitas still life (Christ with Mary and Martha), 1552
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