Francesco Francia art links 


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Francesco Francia: Bishop Altobello Averoldo, ca.1505
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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Francesco Francia

[Italian High Renaissance Painter, 1450-1517]

• Also known as:  Francesco Raibolini
• Relationships: Studied under Francesco Squarcione.
Francia's students included Marcantonio Raimondi.
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    Francesco Francia Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Three musicians in a landscape, drawing

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Virgin and Child with St Lawrence and St Jerome and Two Angels Making Music, 1500

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Madonna and Child with Two Angels, ca.1495-1500
Madonna and Child, ca.1515

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteFrancesco Francia at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteFrancesco Francia at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Bishop Altobello Averoldo, ca.1505

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

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

Akademie der Bildenden Künst, Vienna (in German)  

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Madonna and Child

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy

Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Museum of Art of Romania
Virgin and Child

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Madonna and Child with Two Angels, ca.1495-1500

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
Many works online

Poznan National Museum, Poznan, Poland

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Virtual Uffizi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

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)
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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteFrancesco Francia in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteFrancesco Francia at CGFA  

Notable SiteDigital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis

Notable SiteFrancesco Francia in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
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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Francesco Francia: Madonna and Child with Infant St. John
Madonna and Child with Infant St. John

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Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine
Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

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Girl with a Lute
Girl with a Lute

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