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Guercino: The Tears of Saint Peter, 1647


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[Italian Baroque Era Painter, 1591-1666]

• Also known as:  Giovanni Francesco Barbieri
• Relationships: Uncle of Benedetto Gennari.
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Original works by Guercino available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Erminia and the Shepherd, 1619-20

Notable SiteGuercino at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteDrawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
The Betrayal of Christ, 1621

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
7 works by Guercino

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
5 works online by Guercino

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteGuercino at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Saint William of Aquitaine at the Feet of Saint Gregory, pen and ink drawing, ca.1620

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

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

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
2 works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteGuercino at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Saint Augustine Meditation on the Trinity, 1636

Notable SiteGuercino at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Saint Peter Freed by an Angel, 1620-23

Notable SiteGuercino at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Susannah and the Elders, 1617

Notable SiteGuercino at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Notable SiteGuercino at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
The Assumption of the Virgin

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
The Enraged Mars Restrained by Cupid, drawing

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
King David, pen and ink drawing

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Landscape with Tobias and the Angel, ca.1616-17

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Personification of Astrology, ca.1650-55

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Susannah and the Elders

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Filosofo con libro

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Mars with Cupid

City Gallery of Bratislava, Slovakia
The 5th thumbnail is a work by Guercino

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
St Cecilia
The Woman taken in Adultery

Galleria Borghese, Rome
La morte di Didone

Galleria Borghese, Rome
Et in Arcadia Ego

Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome (in Italian)  
Erminia Finds the Wounded Tancred

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, ca.1640

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
3 works

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Documents the restoration of Guercino's Erminia and the Shepherds

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
La Gloire de Tous les Saints, 1645-47

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
La Circoncision

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)
Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
La Visitation

Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseilles, France (in French)  
Les adieux de Caton d'Utique

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Portrait of the senator Bargellini

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Matyrdom of St Lawrence

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Arcadia also exists in the afterlife, ca.1620

National Museum of Art of Romania
Study for "The Resurrection of Tabitha"

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
David with the Head of Goliath, ca.1650

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Bathsheba at the bath with two attendants, 1640

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Nude holding a curtain, ca.1634

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
5 paintings online - Click the "right" arrow until you get to Sala 5. If the "zoom" version of the images does not come up, try this page instead.

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  
5 works illustrated on this page

Philadelphia Museum of Art
(Tip: On the zoom-in page, use the slider bar to magnify the image)

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Madonna and Child, 1636

Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Podesti, Ancona, Italy (in Italian)  
Immacolata concezione

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
Many works online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
The Annunciation, 1628/29

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Giuseppe Gaetano Righetti présenté à la Vierge

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Landscape with Figures Alongside a Group of Trees

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Garment Study

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2004 exhibition

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Guercino at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
2 works online

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Christ and the Samaritan Woman at the Well, 1640-41

Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
The Return of the Prodigal Son

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands

Virtual Uffizi
Summer Diversions

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Domestic Conflict, ca.1630

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
Scroll down to monogram 403

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 SiteThe Art Renewal Center
Saint John The Baptist

Notable SiteThe Art Renewal Center
34 paintings online

Notable SiteWeb 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)

California State University WorldImages Database  


Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna Collection, Italy (in Italian)  

Dickinson Agents and Dealers in Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Guercino  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

The London Evening Standard
"Guercino - the genius", 2007 article by Brian Sewell

Time Magazine
"The Vision of the Squinter", 1992 article by Robert Hughes

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Guercino: Joseph and the Wife of Potiphar
Joseph and the Wife of Potiphar

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Magdalen Contemplating
Magdalen Contemplating

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Mural depicting Dawn's Chariot
Mural depicting Dawn's Chariot

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Rest on The Flight Into Egypt
Rest on The Flight Into Egypt

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Mural depicting an Allegory of Night
Mural depicting an Allegory of Night

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Guercino: Angeli

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Putto with a Vase
Putto with a Vase

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