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Adam Elsheimer: The Flight into Egypt, 1609
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Adam Elsheimer

[German Baroque Era Painter, 1578-1610]

• Relationships: Elsheimer's students included Carlo Saraceni.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Saint Christopher, ca.1598-99

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Saint Agnes (recto); Figure Studies (verso), 1600

Notable SiteAdam Elsheimer at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Il Contento: Jupiter Ordering Mercury to Carry off Fortune, ca.1607

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 Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

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!

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
The Frankfurt Altarpiece of the Exaltation of the True Cross

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
2 works online

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
5 works by or related to the artist

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

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

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

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Saint Paul on Malta

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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 SiteAdam Elsheimer at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAdam Elsheimer in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteAdam Elsheimer in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld 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)

Adam Elsheimer at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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

Wellcome Images Collection, London  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Adam Elsheimer  
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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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

The London Evening Standard
"Genius on a small scale", 2006 article by Brian Sewell

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