Pieter Boel Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2 paintings executed with Abraham van Diepenbeek
Pieter Boel at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Study of a Crowned Crane
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Many works on paper online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK NEW!
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)
Allégorie des vanités du monde
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
(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)
Pieter Boel at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Pieter Boel in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Pieter Boel at CGFA
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.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia