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Jacob Adriaensz. Backer

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1608-1651]

• Relationships: Not to be confused with Flemish painter Jacob de Backer.
Studied under Rembrandt van Rijn.
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Original works by Jacob Adriaensz. Backer available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
4 paintings online

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Portrait of a Woman, 1650

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

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 SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
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Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Study of an Archer, black and white chalk, 1630-35

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museum Bredius, Netherlands
Portrait of a Gentleman

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Portrait de Harman Dircksz. van de Kolck

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Kremer Collection, The Hague, The Netherlands
Collection of paintings based at the Mauritshuis

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
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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 SiteJacob Adriaensz. Backer at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJacob Adriaensz. Backer in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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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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