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Pietro Perugino: Portrait of Lorenzo di Credi
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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Pietro Perugino

[Italian Early Renaissance Painter, ca.1445-1523]

• Also known as:  Pietro di Cristoforo Vanucci
• Relationships: Studied under Piero della Francesca.
Perugino's students included Raphael Sanzio, Giannicola di Paolo, Lo Spagna, Francesco Bacchiacca, Girolamo Genga and Marco Zoppo.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SitePietro Perugino at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Madonna and Child, ca.1500

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
St Sebastian, 1493-94
Portrait of a Young Man, ca.1500

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteVatican Museums, Vatican City
Madonna and Child with Saints (Madonna of the Decemviri)
St Benedict; St Flavia; St Placid

Notable SiteVatican Museums, Vatican City
Handing over of the keys

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Virgin and Child

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Perugia, Italy (in Italian)  
Madonna della Consolazione, 1496-98

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Virgin and Child with Saints

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Saint Jean L'Evangeliste et Saint Augustin

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, France (in French)  
.PDF document with a good reproduction of The Marriage of the Virgin, 1500-04

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
L'Ascension du Christ

Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseilles, France (in French)  
La sainte Parenté

Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Birth of the Virgin

Nationalmuseum, Sweden
St Sebastian

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Madonna and Saints Adoring the Child

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
Madonna col Bambino in gloria

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

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"

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2004 exhibition

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Virtual Uffizi

Virtual Uffizi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
5 works online when last checked

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 Francesco delle Opere (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

Notable SitePietro Perugino at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePietro Perugino at The Athenaeum  

Notable SitePietro Perugino in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon

Image archive with zoomable images

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  

Pietro Perugino at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Olga's Gallery

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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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      Flickr: "Pietro Perugino"      
Google Images: "Pietro Perugino"      
Bing Images: "Pietro Perugino"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Adrian Fletcher's Paradoxplace

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Pietro Perugino  
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
Biographical info

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"Perugino, the divine painter," article by Roderick Conway Morris

"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.
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