Hans Memling art links 


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Hans Memling: Madonna and Child, 1487
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Hans Memling

[Netherlandish Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1435-1494]

• Also known as:  Hans Memlinc
• Relationships: Studied under Rogier van der Weyden.
Memling's students included Gerard David and Michel Sittow.
• Browse all:  Netherlandish artists

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    Hans Memling Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Netherlands 15th 16th centuries" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

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

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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

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  
The Virgin and Child with St. Anthony Abbot and a Donor

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
St. Christopher
St. Stephen

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)

Virtual Uffizi

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)  

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
Portrait of an Unknown Man with a Letter (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

Notable SiteHans Memling at The Art Renewal Center
96 works online

Notable SiteHans Memling at The Artchive  

Notable SiteHans Memling at The Athenaeum  
72 works online

Notable SiteHans Memling in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteHans Memling in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon


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

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia 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

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

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

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