Prospero Fontana Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
The 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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
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
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Prospero Fontana in the Web Gallery of Art Articles and Reference Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.