Jacob Esselens Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French) Art Market:
Jacob Esselens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Drawings collection online
Jacob Esselens at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project
Rijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)
2 works by Jacob Esselens online
Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)
Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK
Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Wooded Landscape with figures
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Landscape with figures - Venus and Adonis
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Valenciennes, France (in French)
Slow-downloading .PDF document about the painting Une Halte de Chasse
Museum Bredius, Netherlands
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + MonogramsPictures from Image Archives:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Jacob Esselens in the Web Gallery of Art Articles and Reference Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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Grove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.