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Giovanni Battista Crespi

[Italian Baroque Era/Mannerist Painter, ca.1575-1633]

• Also known as:  Il Cerano
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDrawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Museo Diocesano di Milan, Italy (in Italian)  
Christ on the Cross

Museo Diocesano di Milan, Italy (in Italian)  
The Fall of St Paul

Museo Diocesano di Milan, Italy (in Italian)  
St Charles in glory

Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy
Use the "right" arrow to advance to Sala 8 in order to see Crespi's The Beheading of St. John the Baptist

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Flight into Egypt

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 SiteGiovanni Battista Crespi at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGiovanni Battista Crespi in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

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

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Giovanni Battista Crespi  
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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.

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