Lelio Orsi Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Design for a Frieze, 1555
The Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1570
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Drawings collection online
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
The Royal Collection, London, UK
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A crossbowman, ca.1575
Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK
Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)
Adorazione dei pastori
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist
Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
(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)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Articles and Reference Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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Lelio Orsi at CGFA
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Art + Auction Magazine
Apollo Driving the Chariot of the Sun
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)