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Christoph Amberger: Christoph Baumgartner, 1543
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Christoph Amberger

[German Painter, ca.1500-1562]

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Our perception of art is basically Victorian. The object, the commodity as a work of art is a completely recent perception... What is important with the Running Fence or the Reichstag or the Valley Curtain is that they are outside of that art system, and they are thrown directly into the everyday life of the country, of the community, of politicians, of the army, of circulation on streets and highways.
- Christo, 1979, quoted in Twentieth-Century Artists on Art


    Christoph Amberger Works Online    
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of a Woman
Portrait of a Man

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Christoph Baumgartner

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteChristoph Amberger at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteChristoph Amberger at the Prado Museum, Madrid
The Goldsmith of Augsburg, Jörg Zörer, at the age of 41, 1531

Notable SiteChristoph Amberger at the Prado Museum, Madrid
The Wife of the Goldsmith of Augsburg, Jörg Zörer, 1531

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Christoph Amberger in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

National Museum of Art of Romania
Portrait of a Man

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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Portrait of Matthäus Schwarz, 1542

Virtual Uffizi

Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow, Poland
Portrait of a man

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
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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 SiteChristoph Amberger in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteChristoph Amberger in the Web Gallery of Art  

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)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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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.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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