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Francesco Primaticcio: Odysseus and Penelope, ca.1563
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Francesco Primaticcio

[Italian Mannerist Painter and Sculptor, ca.1504-1570]

• Also known as:  Bologna
• Relationships: Assistant to Giulio Romano.
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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
Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto. Preparatory Drawing for the Ceiling Painting in the Galleria d'Ulysee, 1541-47

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Primaticcio

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

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

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
Joseph sold by his brothers, ca.1541-46

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Ulysses shooting through the rings

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
La bataille navale près d'Ostie

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

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

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Ulysses Winning the Archery Contest, 1555-59

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 SiteFrancesco Primaticcio at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteFrancesco Primaticcio in the Web 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  

Francesco Primaticcio at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Francesco Primaticcio  
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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.

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