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Gerrit van Honthorst

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1590-1656]

• Also known as:  Gerard Honthorst
• Relationships: Studied under Abraham Bloemaert.
His students included Joachim von Sandrart.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
William, Earl of Craven, 1642

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Luteplayer, 1624
The Childhood of Christ, ca.1620
Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane (The Agony in the Garden), ca.1617

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Christ Crowned with Thorns, 1620
Musical Group on a Balcony, 1622

Notable SiteGerrit van Honthorst at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Concert on a Balcony, 1624

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteGerrit van Honthorst at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteGerrit van Honthorst at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
The Merry Fiddler, 1623
Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, with His Wife and Three Daughters, 1647

Notable SiteGerrit van Honthorst at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
19 works by Gerrit van Honthorst online

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

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Boughton House, Northamptonshire, UK
Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
The Procuress

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
Granida and Daifilo

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Crocker Art Museum, California
Allegory of Painting, 1648

Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
The Flea Hunt

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
Anna van den Corput

Gerrit van Honthorst in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
The Denial of St. Peter, ca.1620-25

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Portrait d'homme

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Smiling Girl, a Courtesan, Holding an Obscene Image, 1625

Seattle Art Museum

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
The Death of Seneca, ca.1625

The Kremer Collection, The Hague, The Netherlands
Collection of paintings based at the Mauritshuis

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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 Signatures
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
Scroll down to monogram 488

Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Lute player

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGerrit van Honthorst in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGerrit van Honthorst at CGFA  

Notable SiteDigital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
Christ Crowned with Thorns

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Adoration of the Child (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

Notable SiteGerrit van Honthorst in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

Farbdia Archiv (Color Slide Archive) (in German)  
Thousands of photographs of fresco cycles and wall decorations in churches and other buildings in and around Germany.
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New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gerrit van Honthorst  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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