Nicholas Hilliard art links 


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Nicholas Hilliard: A Youth Leaning Against a Tree Among Roses, ca.1588
Source: WebMuseum (see "image archives" below)


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Nicholas Hilliard

[English Northern Renaissance Miniaturist, ca.1547-1619]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

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

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Portrait of Jane Boughton

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
Marguerite of Valois, Queen of Navarre, 1577

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Queen Elizabeth I - The Pelican Portrait

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia
Portrait of King James I

Nicholas Hilliard at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
6 works online when last checked

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

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 SiteNicholas Hilliard at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteNicholas Hilliard in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteNicholas Hilliard in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Nicholas Hilliard at CGFA  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Nicholas Hilliard  
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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.

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Young Man Against Flames, 1590-95

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