Francesco Albani art links
Francesco Albani Works Online
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Original works by Francesco Albani available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Rape of Europa, 1640-45
The Annunciation, ca.1645
The Baptism of Christ, ca.1640
The Holy Women at Christ's Tomb, ca.1650
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Phaeton, drawing, ca.1609
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK NEW!
Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)
Click on the artist name, then on the artwork title to view the work
Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy
Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France
Palazzo Colonna Gallery, Rome
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)
3 works online
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, ca.1600/06
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
Adam et Eve au paradis terrestre
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"
Strossmayer's Old Master Gallery, Croatia
The Young Bacchus
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
The Wallace Collection, London, UK NEW!
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Francesco Albani at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Francesco Albani in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Francesco Albani at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site
University of Leipzig, Germany
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Francesco Albani
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
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