Martin Desjardins Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Martin Desjardins at the Louvre Museum, ParisArt Market:
Pierre Mignard, First Painter to the King, marble
Martin Desjardins at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Four Captives, also known as Four Defeated Nations, bronze, 1682-85
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
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The Royal Collection, London, UK
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Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Sculptures of Versailles, France (in French)
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Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Wallace Collection, London, UK NEW!
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Articles and Reference Sites:
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
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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