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Prospero Fontana

[Italian Mannerist Painter, 1512-1597]

• Relationships: Father of Lavinia Fontana.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteProspero Fontana at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")
Virtue subduing Fortune, 1553

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Holy Family with Saints Jerome, Catherine and John

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

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Holy Family with St Jerome, a female martyr and the infant St John the Baptist

Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
Click the "right" arrow until you get to Sala 4. If the "zoom" version of the images does not come up, try this page instead.

Pinacoteca Civica di Vicenza, Italy (in Italian)  
Note that the black titles are not clickable but the dark gray titles are. Confusing.

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
2 works online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

 
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(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteProspero Fontana in the Web Gallery of Art  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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