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Giambologna: Hercules Beating the Centaur Nessus, 1599
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[Flemish-born Italian Mannerist Sculptor, 1529-1608]

• Also known as:  Jean Boulogne
Jean de Bologne
Giovanni da Bologna
Giovanni Bologna
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Original works by Giambologna available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGiambologna at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Bust of Grand Duke Francesco I de' Medici

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Astronomy, ca.1624

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Giambologna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Equestrian Statuette of Ferdinando I de' Medici (Zoom)

Notable SiteGiambologna at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Abduction of Deianira

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
The Rape of the Sabines, woodcut after a bronze relief by Giambologna

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Rape of the Sabine Woman

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
126 works by or related to the artist

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK

Fondation Bemberg Museum, Toulouse, France

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Triton Blowing a Trumpet
Nessus and Deianira

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington
Bull, ca.1590

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Le Musée de la Chartreuse de Douai, France (in French)  

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Sleeping Nymph and Satyr, ca.1580-85

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
The Bird-Catcher

Palazzo Colonna Gallery, Rome
Nesso e Deianira

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  
2 works online (at the bottom of the page)

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
The Flagellation of Christ, ca.1579

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Art Fund for UK Museums

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGiambologna at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGiambologna in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project  
4 works documented

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Daniel Katz Ltd. European Sculpture, London, UK
Past notable sales: Giambologna's Bathsheba

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Giambologna  
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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

University of California eScholarship Editions
The full text of the book "Giambologna: Narrator of the Catholic Reformation", by Mary Weitzel Gibbons

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