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Lorenzo Lotto: The Carrying of the Cross, 1526


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Lorenzo Lotto

[Italian High Renaissance Painter, ca.1480-1556]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of an Old Man, 1550s
Family Portrait, 1523-24
Christ Leading the Apostles to Mount Tabor, 1511-12

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Lotto

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLorenzo Lotto at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Saint Jerome doing penitence in the desert, 1506

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
2 works online

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteLorenzo Lotto at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Penitent Saint Jerome, 1546

Notable SiteLorenzo Lotto at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Micer Marilio and his Wife, 1523

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Galleria Borghese, Rome
Madonna and Child with Saints

Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome (in Italian)  

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Marche Region Museums, Italy
The Annunciation

Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Altarpiece of the Annunciation to the Virgin, ca.1535

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Portrait of Gian Giacomo Stuer and His Son Gian Antonio

Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Podesti, Ancona, Italy (in Italian)  
Madonna col bambino

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Madonna and Child, ca.1547

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Lorenzo Lotto at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Virtual Uffizi

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:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 275

Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
Scroll down to monogram 629

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 SiteGoogle Art Project
4 works online

Notable SiteLorenzo Lotto at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLorenzo Lotto at The Artchive  

Notable SiteLorenzo Lotto in the Web Gallery of Art  

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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California State University WorldImages Database  

Lorenzo Lotto at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Olga's Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lorenzo Lotto  
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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

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"The Wonder of Renaissance Bergamo and Lorenzo Lotto," article by Roderick Conway Morris

London Review of Books
"The Stubbornness of Lorenzo Lotto", by Colm Tóibín

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Portrait of Andrea Odoni, 1527

The New York Observer
"Obscure Venetian Misfit Deserves a Lotto Praise", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"An Enchanting Strangeness: The neglected 16th century master Lorenzo Lotto was psychologically complex and poetic. In a word, modern.", 1998 article by Robert Hughes

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Lorenzo Lotto, by Bernard Berenson


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The Annunciation, ca.1534-35
The Annunciation, ca.1534-35

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Polyptych, Detail
Polyptych, Detail

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Annunciation, Detail
Annunciation, Detail

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Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man

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Christ Carrying the Cross, 1526
Christ Carrying the Cross, 1526

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Angel Collecting Blood from the Wounds of Christ
Angel Collecting Blood from the Wounds of Christ

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