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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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    Lorenzo Costa Works Online    
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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 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, pen and ink drawing, ca.1500

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
3 paintings

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteLorenzo Costa at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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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
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Virgin and Child

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
5 works online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

 
Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(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 in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLorenzo Costa at CGFA  

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  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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