Andrea Appiani: Napoleon, 1805
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)
Andrea Appiani Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, MilanArt Market:
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
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
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (in Italian)
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Musee Magnin, Dijon, France
Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
(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)
Andrea Appiani at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Andrea Appiani in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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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
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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