Leonhard Beck: Saint George and the Dragon
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)
Leonhard Beck Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
(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)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Articles and Reference Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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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.