Bernaert van Orley Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Bernaert van Orley at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
A Young Man
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Fitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The Holy Family, 1520
Johan IV van Nassau and Maria, 1529
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Netherlands 15th – 16th centuries" section
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)
Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
3 works online
Seattle Art Museum
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, ca.1515
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)
UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past SalesPictures from Image Archives:
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Bernaert van Orley at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Bernaert van Orley in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
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
Bernaert van Orley at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
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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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Bernaert van Orley
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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