Albrecht Altdorfer art links
Albrecht Altdorfer: The Battle of Alexander at Issus, 1529
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)
Albrecht Altdorfer Works Online
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Original works by Albrecht Altdorfer available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Alte Pinakothek, Munich, GermanyArt Market:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Albrecht Altdorfer at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Madonna with the Blessing Child, 1515
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
St Jerome in the Cave, 1513-15
Madonna and Child Giving a Benedection to Nature, ca.1515
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Christ Carrying the Cross, 1510
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
2 paintings online; see the "Germany" section
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Albrecht Altdorfer at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Departure for the Sabbath, 1506
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
Christ taking Leave of his Mother
Landscape with a Footbridge
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Städel 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 NEW!
Mercenary Foot Soldier
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Lovers seated in a wood, 1511
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Satyr attacking a nymph, himself being attacked
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Pomona College Museum of Art, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"
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
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid NEW!
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
3 works online when last checked
(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)
Google Art ProjectMiscellaneous Sites:
Christ taking Leave of his Mother (National Gallery, London)
Google Art Project
Landscape with a Footbridge (National Gallery, London)
Albrecht Altdorfer at The Art Renewal Center
Albrecht Altdorfer at The Artchive
Albrecht Altdorfer at The Athenaeum
3 works online by Altdorfer
Albrecht Altdorfer in the Web Gallery of Art
Albrecht Altdorfer in the WebMuseum
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
California State University WorldImages Database
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (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
USC Annenberg School for Communication
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Jacques-Edouard Berger FoundationArticles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Albrecht Altdorfer
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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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Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape