Albrecht Altdorfer art links 


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Albrecht Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander at Issus, 1529
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Albrecht Altdorfer

[German Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1480-1538]

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Original works by Albrecht Altdorfer available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteAlbrecht Altdorfer at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Madonna with the Blessing Child, 1515

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
St Jerome in the Cave, 1513-15
Madonna and Child Giving a Benedection to Nature, ca.1515

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Christ Carrying the Cross, 1510

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteAlbrecht Altdorfer at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Departure for the Sabbath, pen and ink drawing, 1506

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Christ taking Leave of his Mother
Landscape with a Footbridge

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
The Adoration of the Magi

Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland
Landscape with Large Pine is by Altdorfer. If you click on the "compare" link, you can zoom in on the print.

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
6 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Frick Collection, New York City
Mercenary Foot Soldier, 1512

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Lovers seated in a wood, 1511

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

Albrecht Altdorfer in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Satyr attacking a nymph, himself being attacked

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
5 works online

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Albrecht Altdorfer at the The British Museum, London, UK

Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)  

Virtual Uffizi

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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 SiteGoogle Art Project
Christ taking Leave of his Mother (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Landscape with a Footbridge (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteAlbrecht Altdorfer at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAlbrecht Altdorfer at The Artchive  

Notable SiteAlbrecht Altdorfer at The Athenaeum  
3 works online by Altdorfer

Notable SiteAlbrecht Altdorfer in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  


Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Olga's Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Leipzig, Germany  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Albrecht Altdorfer  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

"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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Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape


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Martyrdom of Saint Florian
Martyrdom of Saint Florian

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Leaving for the Sabbath
Leaving for the Sabbath

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The Holy Family and an Angel, 1515
The Holy Family and an Angel, 1515

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Saint Peter Cutting off the Ear of a Roman Soldier
Saint Peter Cutting off the Ear of a Roman Soldier

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The Battle of Issos, November 333 BCE
The Battle of Issos, November 333 BCE

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