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Lorenzo Costa: Mary Reading
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Lorenzo Costa

[Italian High Renaissance Painter, ca.1460-1535]

• Relationships: Costa's students included Dosso Dossi, Amico Aspertini and Ludovico Mazzolino.
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Original works by Lorenzo Costa available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of a Lady, 1500-06

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A Thebaid: Monks and Hermits in a Landscape, 1505

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
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8 paintings online in high resolution

Notable SiteLorenzo Costa at the Louvre Museum, Paris
St. Sebastian standing, in three quarters view, turning to the left, ca.1500

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
3 paintings

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
Portrait of a lady with a lapdog, ca.1500-05

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Portrait of a Lady, ca.1490

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Portrait of a Cardinal in his Study, ca.1519

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
La Nativité

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
5 works online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Virtual Uffizi
Saint Sebastian
Portrait of Giovanni Bentivoglio

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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 SiteLorenzo Costa at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLorenzo Costa in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon

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

Lorenzo Costa 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 Lorenzo Costa  
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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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

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