Giovanni Battista Franco art links
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Giovanni Battista Franco
[Italian Painter, ca.1500-1561]
Giovanni Battista Franco Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Many works on paper online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Drawings collection online
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
The Royal Collection, London, UK
A flagellator, 1555
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Noli Me Tangere
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)
Compianto su Cristo morto
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Additional Image Search Tools:Articles and Reference Sites:
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.