Piero di Cosimo art links
Piero di Cosimo: The Myth of Prometheus, 1515
Source: WebMuseum (see "image archives" below)
Piero di Cosimo Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Kress 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
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Madonna with Child and the Young St John, ca.1505/10 (Zoom)
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings 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
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Rijksmuseum, 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
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)
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)
(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)
Google Art ProjectMiscellaneous Sites:
Andromeda freed by Perseus (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)
Piero di Cosimo at The Art Renewal Center
18 works online
Piero di Cosimo at The Artchive
Piero di Cosimo in the Web Gallery of Art
Piero di Cosimo in the WebMuseum
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)
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:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Jacques-Edouard Berger FoundationArticles and Reference Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
Encyclopedia 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
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.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
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.
Piero di Cosimo: Fiction, Invention and fantasia