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Gérard David: The Holy Family
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed


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Gérard David

[Netherlandish Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1460-1523]

• Relationships: Studied under Hans Memling.
David's students included Ambrosius Benson.
• Browse all:  Netherlandish artists

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    Gérard David Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGerard David at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
The Annunciation, ca.1490

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteGerard David at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Four Heads of a Young Girl and Two Hands, ca.1500-05

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

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

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

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fondation Bemberg Museum, Toulouse, France
Vierge à l'Enfant

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
The Deposition

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

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "D"

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
La Lignée de sainte Anne

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
La Vierge entre les Vierges

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

Oskar Reinhart Collection, Switzerland
The Lamentation over Christ, ca.1490

Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy
Use the "right" arrow to advance to Sala 16 in order to see a work by Gerard David

Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
Click the "right" arrow until you get to Sala 13. If the "zoom" version of the images does not come up, try this page instead.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
L'adoration des mages
La Vierge à la soupe au lait

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Annunciation, ca.1515

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
St Anthony of Padua with a Nun, ca.1500

Virtual Uffizi
Adoration of the Magi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Three legends of St Nicholas

Flemish Art Collection, Belgium
The Judgement of Cambyses, 1498

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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 SiteGoogle Art Project
7 works online

Notable SiteGerard David at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGerard David at The Artchive  

Notable SiteGerard David in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteGerard David in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Gerard David 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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

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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Miscellaneous Sites:
Katherine Ara - Paintings Conservation & Restoration
Madonna of the Milk Soup

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gerard David  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Virgin and Child with Saints and Donor, ca.1510

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