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François Girardon: Mater Dolorosa
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed


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François Girardon

[French Baroque Era Sculptor, 1628-1715]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Model for an Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Pluto Abducting Proserpine

Notable SiteFrancois Girardon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Louis XIV on Horseback

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
6 sculptures

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Château de Versailles, France

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

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Marie-Therese, Queen of France
The Grand Dauphin

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Kidnapping of Proserpine (with a 360-degree Quicktime view - slow-loading but a nice touch)

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Sculptures of Versailles, France (in French)  
(Tip: Click "Zoom navigable", not the thumbnail, to get the largest image size)

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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 SiteFrancois Girardon at The Art Renewal Center
5 paintings online

Notable SiteFrancois Girardon in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

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

Francois Girardon at CGFA  

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

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Francois Girardon  
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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
Biographical info

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