François Quesnel Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Francois Quesnel at the Detroit Institute of Arts, MichiganArt Market:
Portrait of an Unknown Noblewoman, ca.1585/1600
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
The Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")
Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Articles and Reference Sites:
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
California State University WorldImages Database
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)