Domenico Ghirlandaio art links 


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Domenico Ghirlandaio: Portrait of a Woman
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Domenico Ghirlandaio

[Italian Early Renaissance Painter, 1449-1494]

• Also known as:  Domenico di Tomaso Bigordi
• Relationships: Father of Ridolfo Ghirlandaio.
Brother of Benedetto Ghirlandaio.
Brother-in-law of Sebastiano Mainardi.
Ghirlandaio's students included Michelangelo Buonarroti, Francesco Granacci and Giuliano Bugiardini.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteDomenico Ghirlandaio at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Young Man

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
The Nativity

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
St. Dominic, ca.1480-85
St. Michael, ca.1480-85

Notable SiteDomenico Ghirlandaio at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Old Man with a Young Boy, ca.1490

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
4 paintings

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Portrait of a Lady, ca.1490

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
8 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

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
Portrait of a Young Woman

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Madonna and Child with Saint John and Three Angels, ca.1490

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Huntington Library, California

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Virtual Uffizi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni (Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid)

Notable SiteDomenico Ghirlandaio at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteDomenico Ghirlandaio at The Artchive  

Notable SiteDomenico Ghirlandaio at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteDomenico Ghirlandaio in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteDomenico Ghirlandaio in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Domenico Ghirlandaio at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Free Christ Images  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Google Images: "Domenico Ghirlandaio"      
Bing Images: "Domenico Ghirlandaio"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Old Man with His Grandson, ca.1490

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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