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Giovanni Batista Piazetta: Rebecca at the Well
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Giovanni Batista Piazetta

[Italian Rococo Era Painter, ca.1683-1754]

• Also known as:  Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Giambattista Valentino Piazetta
• Relationships: Studied under Giuseppe Maria Crespi.
Piazetta's students included Giuseppe Angeli, Giovanni Casanova and Domenico Maggiotto.
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Original works by Giovanni Batista Piazetta available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteGiovanni Batista Piazetta at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
The death of Darius, 1745

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A Boy Holding a Pear, 1740

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Portrait of an Old Woman

Notable SiteGiovanni Batista Piazetta at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Assumption of the Virgin, 1735

Notable SiteGiovanni Batista Piazetta at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Head and shoulders of a youth, black chalk drawing

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteGiovanni Batista Piazetta at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
The Sacrifice of Isaac

Notable SiteGiovanni Batista Piazetta at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
6 works by Giovanni Batista Piazetta

Notable SiteGiovanni Batista Piazetta at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, Italy (in Italian)  
2 paintings online
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Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Morte di Dario

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Ragazzo con piffero

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
6 works by or related to the artist

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (mostly in Italian)  

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
Shepherd Boy with Hat and Staff, ca.1720

Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)  
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Provenance Research Project
The Guardian Angel, ca.1717-18

Giovanni Batista Piazetta in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
St John the Baptist, ca.1730

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

Pinacoteca Civica di Vicenza, Italy (in Italian)  
Note that the black titles are not clickable but the dark gray titles are. Confusing.

Pinacoteca dell'Accademia dei Concordi, Rovigo, Italy (in Italian)  
Click the down arrow to page through the collection; G.B. Piazetta painted the 18th work

Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Head of A Young Boy In Profile To The Right, chalk drawing, ca.1715-18

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Strossmayer's Old Master Gallery, Croatia
St. Anthony of Padua

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
Boy with a Rooster

Virtual Uffizi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGiovanni Batista Piazetta in the Art Renewal Center
Saints Louis Bertrand, Vincent Ferrer, And Hyacinth, 1738

Notable SiteArt Renewal Center
8 paintings online

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  
Elijah Taken Up in the Chariot of Fire

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
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UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Giovanni Batista Piazetta  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Magazine Antiques
Image 4 in the slideshow is a drawing by Piazzetta

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