Piero di Cosimo art links 


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Piero di Cosimo: The Myth of Prometheus, 1515
Source: WebMuseum (see "image archives" below)


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Piero di Cosimo

[Italian High Renaissance Painter, ca.1462-1521]

• Also known as:  Piero di Lorenzo
• Relationships: Assistant to Cosimo Rosselli.
Piero's students included Andrea del Sarto.
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Original works by Piero di Cosimo available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Madonna and Child with Saints and Angels, ca.1520
St. John the Evangelist, ca.1500

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Madonna with Child and the Young St John, ca.1505/10 (Zoom)

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Magdalene Reading (copy)

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Galleria Borghese, Rome
La Maddalena

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

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Philbrook Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Madonna and Child with Saints and Angels

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
The Building of a Palace, ca.1515/20

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints Peter, John the Baptist, Dominic, and Nicholas of Bari, ca.1485-90

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "European 1000-1900" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

Virtual Uffizi
Perseus Frees Andromeda

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
The Discovery of Honey by Bacchus, ca.1499

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
The Forest Fire, 1490

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
Andromeda freed by Perseus (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

Notable SitePiero di Cosimo at The Art Renewal Center
18 works online

Notable SitePiero di Cosimo at The Artchive  

Notable SitePiero di Cosimo in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SitePiero di Cosimo in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld 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)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Piero di Cosimo at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

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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      Flickr: "Piero di Cosimo"      
Google Images: "Piero di Cosimo"      
Bing Images: "Piero di Cosimo"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Piero di Cosimo  
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.

"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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Piero di Cosimo: Fiction, Invention and fantasia


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