Antoine Pesne Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, RussiaArt Market:
Portrait of Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, 1725
Portrait of Johanna Elisabeth, Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst, ca.1746
Portrait of Johann Melchior Dinglinger, ca.1721
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, Italy (in Italian)
Ritratto dell'incisore Jean Mariette
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
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
Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Portrait of an Old Jew
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
(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)
Antoine Pesne at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Antoine Pesne in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Antoine Pesne at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Farbdia Archiv (Color Slide Archive) (in German)
Thousands of photographs of fresco cycles and wall decorations in churches and other buildings in and around Germany.
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Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images
New York Public Library Digital 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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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Antoine Pesne
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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.