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[German Engraver, ca.1539-1591]
Jost Amman Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Officer in the Imperial Army, 1556
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland
Calendar of the Year 1614
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Jost Amman at the The British Museum, London, UK
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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
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New York Public Library Digital Gallery
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
Additional Image Search Tools:
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The Visual Telling of StoriesArticles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jost Amman
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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.
"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.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Pictorial Archive of Decorative Renaissance Woodcuts