Antonello da Messina art links 


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Antonello da Messina: Pietą with Three Angels (detail), 1475
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Antonello da Messina

[Italian Early Renaissance Painter, ca.1430-1479]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteAntonello da Messina at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Christ at the Column, ca.1476-78

Notable SiteAntonello da Messina at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Group of figures in a square, pen and ink drawing

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Christ Crowned with Thorns

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteAntonello da Messina at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Dead Christ held up by an Angel, 1475-76

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Saint George or Saint Liberalis and Saint Rosalia or Saint Cecilia (copy)

Galleria Borghese, Rome
Portrait of a Man

Museo Correr, Venice (in Italian)  
La Pietą

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Portrait of a Young Gentleman

Regional Museum of Messina, Italy

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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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
Portrait of a Young Man (Gemäldegalerie, Berlin)

Notable SiteAntonello da Messina at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAntonello da Messina in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon

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

Antonello da Messina at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Olga's Gallery

University of Leipzig, Germany  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Antonello da Messina  
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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

Apollo Magazine
Article: "Antonello's lost 'St Augustine' rediscovered" (part 1)

Apollo Magazine
Article: "Antonello's lost 'St Augustine' rediscovered" (part 2)

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Portrait of a Man, ca.1475

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St. Jerome in his study, c.1475
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Madonna with Saint Nicholas of Bari
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The Annunciation
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Portrait of a Man, c.1475
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