Salomon Gessner art links
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[Swiss Painter, 1730-1788]
Salomon Gessner Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Die Apfellese, 1788
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)
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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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Salomon Gessner
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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.