Gentile Bellini art links 


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Gentile Bellini: Mehmed II, 1480
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Gentile Bellini

[Italian Early Renaissance Painter, ca.1429-1507]

• Relationships: Son of Jacopo Bellini.
Brother of Giovanni Bellini.
Brother-in-law of Andrea Mantegna.
Bellini's students included Titian, Vittore Carpaccio and Bartolomeo Veneto.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteGentile Bellini at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2 works by Gentile Bellini

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Virgin and Child between Saint Jerome and Saint Francis

Frick Collection, New York City
Doge Giovanni Mocenigo, 1478-85

Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (mostly in Italian)  
Miracolo della Croce caduta nel canale di san Lorenzo
Processione in piazza s. Marco

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Museo Correr, Venice (in Italian)  
Doge Giovanni Mocenigo

Gentile Bellini at the The British Museum, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGentile Bellini in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGentile Bellini at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Madonna with child and two donors (Gemäldegalerie, Berlin)

Notable SiteGentile Bellini at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteGentile Bellini in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Olga's Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Culture and History of Venice

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gentile Bellini  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Portrait of a Young Man
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Procession in St. Mark's Square, 1496
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The Crucifixion, c.1455
The Crucifixion, c.1455

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The Sultan Mehmet II
The Sultan Mehmet II

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St. Mark Preaching in Alexandria, Egypt, 1504-07
St. Mark Preaching in Alexandria, Egypt, 1504-07

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