Francois Girardon art links
François Girardon Works Online
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, RussiaArt Market:
Model for an Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Pluto Abducting Proserpine
Francois Girardon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Louis XIV on Horseback
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
The 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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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)
Francois Girardon at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
5 paintings online
Francois Girardon in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World 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
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Francois Girardon
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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.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia