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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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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteGiambologna at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Bust of Grand Duke Francesco I de' Medici

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

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
3 works online

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

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

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteGiambologna at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

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  
Sculpture collection online

Notable SiteGiambologna at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by Giambologna

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteGiambologna at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Allegory of Francesco I of Medici, 1560-61

Notable SiteGiambologna at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
6 works online

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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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
Triton Blowing a Trumpet, bronze

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

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)

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 Wallace Collection, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGiambologna in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: The Rape of the Sabine Women

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

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University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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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Statue of Mercury, c.1564
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Apennine, Rock Sculpture at Villa Demidoff
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Hercules and The Centaur Eurytion
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