Willem Drost Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, RussiaArt Market:
Timothy and Lois, 1650s
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
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
Museum Bredius, Netherlands
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
The Adoration of the Shepherds, drawing
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest (in Hungarian)
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)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Willem Drost at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Willem Drost in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Willem Drost at CGFA
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
Additional Image Search Tools:
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The National Ossolinski InstituteArticles and Reference Sites:
This image through #12 are by Drost
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
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
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
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Willem Drost: A Rembrandt Pupil in Amsterdam and Venice