Pierre Francois Basan art links
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Pierre François Basan
[French Engraver, 1723-ca.1797]
Pierre François Basan Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Pierre Francois Basan at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Drawings collection online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
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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.