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Pontormo: Monsignor Della Casa
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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[Italian Mannerist Painter, 1494-ca.1556]

• Also known as:  Jacopo Carucci
• Relationships: Studied under Mariotto Albertinelli.
Pontormo's students included Agnolo Bronzino.
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    Pontormo Works Online    
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Original works by Pontormo available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Virgin and Child with St Joseph and John the Baptist, 1521-27

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
6 works online by Pontormo

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Alessandro de' Medici, ca.1535
Cupid and Apollo

Notable SitePontormo at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Seated nude youth, looking to the left, right leg bent, 1519-21

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Page forward for several works on paper by Jacopo Carucci

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  
The Adoration of the Shepherds

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Virgin and Child with Saints, red chalk drawing

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings 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 SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
The Virgin and Child, ca.1534-40

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Madonna and Child (Madonna del Libro)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Apollo and Daphne, 1513

Casa Buonarroti, Florence
Noli me tangere (after Michelangelo), ca.1532

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

Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)  
Click on the artist name, then on the artwork title to view the work

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)

Philadelphia Museum of Art

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Pontormo at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Virtual Uffizi
Leda and the Swan
Portrait of Cosimo the Elder

Virtual Uffizi
4 paintings online

Virtual Uffizi
3 paintings online

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

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 Cosimo de' Medici the Elder (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Supper at Emmaus (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

Notable SitePontormo at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePontormo in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Aiwaz Panopticon

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  

Pontormo at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Jetset Image Galleries

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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Leipzig, Germany  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Pontormo  
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

Apollo Magazine
Article: "Lesser Gods" (part 2)

Apollo Magazine
Article: "Lesser Gods" (part 1)

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.
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Drawings of Pontormo

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