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[Italian Rococo Era Painter, 1764-1835]
Giacomo Guardi Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
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
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works online
Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy
MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan
The Rialto Bridge, Venice, ca.1790
Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
(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)
Giacomo Guardi in the Web Gallery of Art Articles and Reference Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images
Additional Image Search Tools:
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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
(Biography from the French-language version of Wikipedia)