Jan van Eyck art links 


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Jan van Eyck: The Arnolfini Marriage
Source: WebMuseum (see "image archives" below)


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Jan van Eyck

[Netherlandish Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1395-1441]

• Relationships: Brother of Hubert van Eyck.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteJan van Eyck at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Saint Jerome in His Study, ca.1435

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Christ Blessing, 1440

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Netherlands 15th – 16th centuries" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteJan van Eyck at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin

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  
The Crucifixion; The Last Judgment, ca.1430

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Virgin and Child, with Saints and Donor

Galleria G. Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro, Venice (in Italian)  

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

Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)  
Click on the artist name, then on the artwork title to view the work

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Three Marys at the Tomb

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
Portrait of Niccolo Albergati

State Museums of Berlin

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

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection, Belgium
St Barbara of Nicodemia, 1437 (underdrawing for a painting)

Flemish Art Collection, Belgium
Virgin and Child with Canon Joris van der Paele, 1436

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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)
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 SiteGoogle Art Project
The Madonna in the Church (Gemäldegalerie, Berlin)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Annuciation Diptych (Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid)

Notable SiteJan van Eyck at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJan van Eyck at The Artchive  

Notable SiteJan van Eyck in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteJan van Eyck in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon

Image archive with zoomable images


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Jan van Eyck at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jan van Eyck  
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 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
Biographical info

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"An Old Master and New Minimalism," article by Souren Melikian

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on The Arnolfini Portrait, 1434

"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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Jan van Eyck: The Play of Realism


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