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Nicolaes Berchem

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1620-1683]

• Also known as:  Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem
Claes Berchem
Nicholas Berghem
• Relationships: Son of Pieter Claesz.
Studied under Jan van Goyen and Jan Baptist Weenix.
Berchem's students included Karel Dujardin, Pieter de Hooch and Jacob Ochtervelt.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
• Browse all:  Dutch artists

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Original works by Nicolaes Berchem available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteDetroit Institute of Arts, Michigan   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Italian landscape with mules and sheep on a road, drawing

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
6 works by Berchem

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Landscape with a Nymph and a Satyr, 1647
Landscape with Figures, 1657

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteNicolaes Berchem at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Landscape with Elkana and his Wives Anna and Pennina, 1647

Notable SiteNicolaes Berchem at the Louvre Museum, Paris
A River with Cattle Drinking and Distant Mountains, 1650-60

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
The Calling of St Matthew (with Jan Baptist Weenix)

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
The Infancy of Zeus

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
2 works online

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

CODART - Dutch and Flemish paintings in the Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu
1 painting by Claes Pietersz Berchem (inventory number 0063)

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
11 works by or related to the artist

Crocker Art Museum, California
Landscape with Cattle and Sheep

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
Mountain Landscape with Herdsmen and Cattle at a Ford, 1655/60

Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
Information about a 2007 exhibition

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

Irkutsk Regional Art Museum, Russia

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!
The Great Oak, 1652
Three Etchings from the Set of Sheep

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!
Landscape with Ruins and Travelers, 1654

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Concert sur une place publique

Museum Bredius, Netherlands

National Museum of Art of Romania
Landscape with Figures and Animals

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
5 works online

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

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Tver Art Gallery, Tver, Russia (in Russian)  
The first 2 works on the page are by Nicolaes Berchem

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
Almost 50 works online

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
1 painting, possibly by Nicolaes Berchem

Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Several works online (use the right/left arrows to scroll between them)

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteNicolaes Berchem at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteNicolaes Berchem in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Nicolaes Berchem at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Nicolaes Berchem  
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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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