Sebastien Bourdon art links
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[French Baroque Era Painter, 1616-1671]
Sébastien Bourdon Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Alte Pinakothek, Munich, GermanyArt Market:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
8 works by Bourdon
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The Israelites Dancing around the Golden Calf, 1645
Sebastien Bourdon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Crucifixion of St. Peter, 1642-43
Sebastien Bourdon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Solomon Sacrificing to the Idols
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
The Return of the Ark
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The Lamentation, ca.1665-70
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina
Boughton House, Northamptonshire, UK
Wenceslaus Hollar in 1657
Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
St. Peter Exorcising a Possessed Woman
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK NEW!
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!
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Moses Defending the Daughters of Jethro
Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Saint Jean Baptiste
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)
Musee Magnin, Dijon, France
Norwich Museums, England
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
Interior of an Inn
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
(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)
Sebastien Bourdon at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Sebastien Bourdon 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)
Sebastien Bourdon 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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Collection of the Banca Popolare di Sondrio, Italy (in Italian) Articles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sebastien Bourdon
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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
La Tribune de l'Art (in French)