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Balthasar van der Ast: Still Life with Fruit and Flowers, 1620-21


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Balthasar van der Ast

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1593-1656]

• Relationships: Studied under Ambrosius Bosschaert.
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Original works by Balthasar van der Ast available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Still Life with Fruits, Shells and Insects, 1620s
Plate with Fruits and Shells, 1630

Notable SiteBalthasar van der Ast at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Flowers, Shells, Butterflies, and Grasshopper

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase, 1624

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Flowers in a Vase with Shells and Insects

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
Still Life of Flowers, Fruit, Shells, and Insects, ca.1620-21

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Still Life of Fruit on a Kraak Porcelain Dish, 1617

Dordrechts Museum, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Le Musée de la Chartreuse de Douai, France (in French)  
Nature morte, ca.1630

Musee de Cambrai, France (in French)  
Nature morte: fruits et coquillages

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Still Life with Basket of Fruit, 1622

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Sea Shells

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Nature morte

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Floral Still Life with Shells, 1622

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia - Provenance Research
Still life with peaches and shells

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
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Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteBalthasar van der Ast at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteBalthasar van der Ast at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteBalthasar van der Ast in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteBalthasar van der Ast in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Balthasar van der Ast at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

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

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

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