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Antonio Balestra

[Italian Baroque Era Painter, 1666-1740]

• Relationships: Studied under Carlo Maratta.
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Original works by Antonio Balestra available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Presumed self-portrait of the artist, drawing

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
The Death of Abel, 1701/04

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
St. Peter Delivered from Prison by an Angel

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
La caduta dei giganti, 1694

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
L'Aurora che si parte da Titone, 1704

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

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!

Musei Civici di Macerata, Marche Region, Italy (in Italian)  
Venere cacciatrice che appare a Enea e Acate

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
La résurrection de Lazare, drawing

Sheffield Galleries & Museums, UK
Cain and Abel, 1733

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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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 SiteAntonio Balestra in the Web Gallery of Art  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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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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