Sir Godfrey Kneller Works Online
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Original works by Sir Godfrey Kneller available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of Grinling Gibbons
Portrait of John Locke, 1697
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)
Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
9 works by or related to the artist
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK NEW!
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Portrait of a Young Man (Sir John Van Brugh?)
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Sir Thomas Aston
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
A total of 22 paintings online
National Museums Liverpool, UK
King Charles II, 1685
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Huntington Library, California
Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online
D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections
Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)
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)
Sir Godfrey Kneller at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Sir Godfrey Kneller at The Athenaeum
Sir Godfrey Kneller in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
California State University WorldImages Database
Sir Godfrey Kneller at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site
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UK Government Art CollectionArticles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir Godfrey Kneller
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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