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Quentin Massys: St Christopher
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Quentin Massys

[Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1465-1530]

• Also known as:  Quentin Matsys
Quentin Metsys
Quinten Metsys
• Relationships: Father of Jan Massys.
Students included Joachim Patinir.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Portrait of a Canon, 1525-30 (Zoom)

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Moneylender and His Wife, 1514

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

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Old Woman Tearing at her Hair

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at the Prado Museum, Madrid
The Savior, 1529

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at the Prado Museum, Madrid
The Temptations of Saint Anthony the Abbot, 1515-22 (with Joachim Patenier)

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at the Prado Museum, Madrid
The Virgin Mary, 1529

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
3 works by Quentin Massys online

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Portrait of a Scholar

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Virgin and Child with Saints Elizabeth and John the Baptist, ca.1520-25

Galleria Borghese, Rome
Ritratto di Erasmo da Rotterdam

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Vierge ŕ l'Enfant entourée d'anges

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, Spain (in Spanish)  
San Juan Bautista y santa Bárbara adorando a la Virgen

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Palazzo Ducale, Venice (in Italian)  
Il Cristo deriso

Poznan National Museum, Poznan, Poland

Prague Castle Picture Gallery, Czech Republic
The St. Catherine of Alexandria

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Madonna of the Cherries, 1520s

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
2 works online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, ca.1509-13

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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:
(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 SiteGoogle Art Project
An Old Woman ('The Ugly Duchess') (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Virgin and Child Enthroned, with Four Angels (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Virgin and Child with Saints Barbara and Catherine (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteQuentin Massys at The Art Renewal Center
The Money Lender And His Wife

Notable SiteThe Art Renewal Center
22 paintings online

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon


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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Collection New York (a private collector who has put some of his or her collection online)
Christ, Bust Length

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Quentin Massys  
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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
Biographical info

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Quentin Massys: Virgin at Prayer
Virgin at Prayer

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Quentin Massys: Grotesque Old Woman
Grotesque Old Woman

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Peasants in the Office of Two Tax Collectors
Peasants in the Office of Two Tax Collectors

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Money Changer with Wife
Money Changer with Wife

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Cristo Salvator Mundi
Cristo Salvator Mundi

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