Jan de Baen Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The HagueArt Market:
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)
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
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Burning of the Town Hall in Amsterdam, June 9, 1652
Museum Bredius, Netherlands
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
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
(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)
Jan de Baen in the Web Gallery of Art Articles and Reference Sites:
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
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
Additional Image Search Tools:
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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.