Hans Memling: Madonna and Child, 1487
Photograph by Flickr user "ho visto nina volare", Creative Commons licensed
Hans Memling Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Alte Pinakothek, Munich, GermanyArt Market:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Netherlands 15th – 16th centuries" section
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
The Virgin and Child with St. Anthony Abbot and a Donor
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
Frick Collection, New York City NEW!
Portrait of a Man
Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome
Compassion for the Dead Christ, with a Donor
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (mostly in Italian)
Ritratto di giovane uomo
Koninklijk Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
Man with a Roman Coin
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "M"
Memling in Sint-Jan - Hospital Museum, Bruges, Belgium
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Québec
Portrait of a Man, ca.1490
Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)
National Brukenthal Museum, Romania
2 paintings online
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
The Man of Sorrows in the arms of the Virgin
Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy
Use the "right" arrow to advance to Sala 16 in order to see Memling's Christ Blessing
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Kneeling Female Donor with St. Anne
Pinacoteca Civica di Vicenza, Italy (in Italian)
Note that the black titles are not clickable but the dark gray titles are. Confusing.
Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
4 works online
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
1 work online
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)
Bathsheba at her Bath, King David and a Young Boy
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"
The Wallace Collection, London, UK NEW!
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Flemish Art Collection, Belgium
Moreel triptych, 1484
Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
(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)
Google Art ProjectMiscellaneous Sites:
Portrait of an Unknown Man with a Letter (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)
Hans Memling at The Art Renewal Center
96 works online
Hans Memling at The Artchive
Hans Memling at The Athenaeum
72 works online
Hans Memling in the Web Gallery of Art
Hans Memling in the WebMuseum
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
California State University WorldImages Database
Hans Memling at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
Additional Image Search Tools:
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The Modernist Journals ProjectArticles and Reference Sites:
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Hans Memling
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
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
The New York Observer
"Painter Hans Memling: Superhuman Style In Exhibition at Frick", article by Hilton Kramer
The New Yorker
"Hans Memling at the Frick", brief 2005 review by Peter Schjeldahl