Carlo Cignani: Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, ca.1680
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)
Carlo Cignani Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Carlo Cignani at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Studies of a Male Torso with Additional Studies of Hands, Shoulders, and a Leg
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Shepherd and Shepherdess
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
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The five senses
Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
8 works by or related to the artist
Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan
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
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)
Madonna col Bambino
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
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)
Carlo Cignani at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Carlo Cignani in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
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
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Carlo Cignani
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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