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Nicolaes Maes: Abraham Dismissing Hagar and Ishmael, 1653
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Nicolaes Maes

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1634-1693]

• Also known as:  Nicolas Maes
Nicolaas Maes
Nicolaes Maas
• Relationships: Studied under Rembrandt van Rijn.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Original works by Nicolaes Maes available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
A milkseller at a house door, drawing, 1655-60

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Old Woman Spinning, ca.1658
The Mocking of Christ, 1650s

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Adoration of the Shepherds, 1660

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
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Portrait of a Lady, 1682

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

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 SiteNicolaes Maes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNicolaes Maes at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
An Old Woman Dozing over a Book, ca.1655

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteNicolaes Maes at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Simon van Alphen, ca.1680
Old Woman at Prayer (Prayer without End), ca.1656

Notable SiteNicolaes Maes at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
17 works by Nicolaes Maes online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Lady in black dress

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Portrait of a Venerable-looking Old Man

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Centraal Museum Database, Utrecht, Netherlands (in Dutch)  
5 paintings, reproduced in black-and-white

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Portrait of a Lady

Crocker Art Museum, California
Portrait of a Woman, ca.1680

Dordrechts Museum, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Wisconsin
Portrait of Three Children as Ceres, Ganymede and Diana

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Woman with fan, 1671

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Portrait d'Enfants, 1675

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Portrait de Femme, 1674

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Captain Job Jansse Cuijter and His Family, 1659

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida - Provenance Research
Portrait of a Lady

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Woman Plucking a Duck

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Portrait of Anna Hofstreek, 1674

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Femme âgée assoupie

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
The Account Keeper, 1656

Nicolaes Maes at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

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)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
The Listening Housewife / The Eavesdropper, 1656
The Virtuous Woman, ca.1655

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Portrait of a Lady

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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
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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 SiteNicolaes Maes in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteNicolaes Maes at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Girl at a Window, known as 'The Daydreamer' (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteNicolaes Maes 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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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Painting from a 2008-2009 exhibition

Olga's Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft Detail

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Nicolaes Maes  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Portrait of a Young Man, 1676
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Portrait of a Lady, 1677
Portrait of a Lady, 1677

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Young Girl at a Fountain, 1662
Young Girl at a Fountain, 1662

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Nicolaes Maes: Old Woman Praying
Old Woman Praying

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Sepia Grandma Sewing
Sepia Grandma Sewing

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