Dosso Dossi art links 


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Dosso Dossi: The Departure of the Argonauts, ca.1510
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Dosso Dossi

[Italian High Renaissance Painter, ca.1490-1542]

• Also known as:  Giovanni de Lutero
Giovanni Dossi
• Relationships: Brother of Battista Dossi.
Studied under Lorenzo Costa.
His students included Giuseppe Mazzuoli.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDosso Dossi at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
The Holy Family, ca.1516

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Sibyl, 1524-25

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
4 works online by Dosso

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Saint James, late 1530s

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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Aeneas at the Entrance to the Elysian Fields

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")
2 works online

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Galleria Borghese, Rome
Circe or Melissa

Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome (in Italian)  

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy (in Italian)  
Saint Lucrezia, ca.1514-16

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art
(Tip: On the zoom-in page, use the slider bar to magnify the image)
2 works by Dosso Dossi online

Pinacoteca dell'Accademia dei Concordi, Rovigo, Italy (in Italian)  
Click the down arrow to page through the collection; Dosso Dossi painted the 7th work

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2006 exhibition

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

Virtual Uffizi
Portrait of a Warrior
The Virgin Appears to Saint John the Baptist and John the Evangelist

Virtual Uffizi
Rest during the Flight into Egypt
Witchcraft, or Allegory of Hercules

Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow, Poland
Jupiter, Mercury and Virtue

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)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
Scroll down to monogram 279

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 SiteDosso Dossi at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteDosso Dossi in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteDosso Dossi in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

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

Dosso Dossi at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Investigating Feast of the Gods, a painting with sections by Bellini, Dosso Dossi and Titian

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Dosso Dossi  
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 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

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"Triumphs Of Dossi," article by Roderick Conway Morris

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The New York Observer
"Dosso Dossi at the Metropolitan Museum", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"Puzzles of a Courtier", 1999 article by Robert Hughes

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