Vilhelm Hammershoi art links 


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Vilhelm Hammershøi: Hvile, Repos, 1905
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed


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Vilhelm Hammershøi

[Danish Painter, 1864-1916]

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Original works by Vilhelm Hammershøi available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteVilhelm Hammershoi at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Interior with a Lady, 1901

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" Rest

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Double portrait, the artist and his wife, 1898

Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Portrait of a young woman, 1888

Funen Kunstmuseum, Odense, Denmark
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Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany
4 paintings

Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen
Interior with Young Man Reading, 1898

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Street in London, 1906

Randers Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Interior with the Back of a Woman, ca.1902

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Ordrupgaard Collection, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Interior. With Piano and Woman in Black. Strandgade 30, 1901

The Ordrupgaard Collection, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Sunbeams or Sunshine. Dust Motes Dancing in the Sunbeams, 1900

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Interior, 1899

Danish Museums Online (in Danish)  
(You can switch to English by going to the very top of the site, but the viewable works are much fewer)
Not all works are by the artist

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteVilhelm Hammershoi at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteVilhelm Hammershoi at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Golden Days in Copenhagen Festival (in Danish)  
The artwork details don't appear clickable, but they are

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Scandinavian Art (mostly in Danish)  

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
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Vilhelm Hammershoi and Danish Art at the Turn of the Century

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Vilhelm Hammershoi 1864-1916: Danish Painter of Solitude and Light


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