Maria Sibylla Merian Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UKArt Market:
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
The Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works by or related to the artist
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "M"
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.
Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
Maria Sibylla Merian at the The British Museum, London, UK
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)
Click "works" & search for artworks; click "exhibitions" & search for current exhibitions worldwide
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Articles and Reference Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Grove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)
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
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Flowers, Butterflies and Insects: Engravings from "Erucarum Ortus"
Maria Sibylla Merian: New Book of Flowers