Guido Reni art links 


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Guido Reni: Archangel Michael, ca.1636
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Guido Reni

[Italian Baroque Era Painter, 1575-1642]

• Also known as:  Le Guide
• Relationships: Studied under Denys Calvaert and Lodovico Carracci.
His students included Simone Cantarini.
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    Guido Reni Works Online    
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Original works by Guido Reni available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Portrait of a Woman, perhaps Artemisia, 1638-39

Notable SiteGuido Reni at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
5 works by Guido Reni

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
5 works online by Reni

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Portrait of a Lady as a Sibyl, ca.1640

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
2 paintings online; see the "Italy 17th – 18th centuries" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteGuido Reni at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Deianeira and the Centaur Nessus, 1617-21

Notable SiteGuido Reni at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Head of a Man Screaming, 1619-21

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
10 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Page forward for numerous works on paper by Guido Reni

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Saint James the Greater, ca.1636-38

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Saint Joseph and the Christ Child, 1638-40

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

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  
Jupiter and Europa

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePinacoteca Stuard, Parma, Italy (in Italian)  
Donna con colombe

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteVatican Museums, Vatican City
Crucifixion of St Peter

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Provenance Research
Christ Crowned with Thorns

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Boston Athenaeum
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian (after Guido Reni)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK
St. Sebastian

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Galleria Borghese, Rome
Ritratto del Cardinale Bernardino Spada

Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome (in Italian)  
Putti Fighting

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

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Kingston Lacy Manor, Dorset, England
Photo gallery from the conservation of Guido Reni's fresco The Separation of Night and Day. Note the links to further information about the project at the lower left.

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Marche Region Museums, Italy
The Annunciation

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Madeleine Levant les Yeux au Ciel

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Christ Carrying his Cross

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Apollon Ecorchant Marsyas, 1620-25

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
L'Assomption de la Vierge

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Musei Civici di Ascoli Piceno, Marche Region, Italy (in Italian)  

Museo Diocesano di Milan, Italy (in Italian)  
St Joseph and Child

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Mary Magdalene

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
St Cecilia, ca.1616

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Head of an old woman

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Lucretia, ca.1636-38

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Head and shoulders of a youth looking up to the left, ca.1614

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Madonna and Child, ca.1628-30

Palazzo Montecitorio, Rome (mostly in Italian)  
Le quattro stagioni

Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
Click the "right" arrow until you get to Sala 4. If the "zoom" version of the images does not come up, try this page instead.

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  
Il matrimonio mistico di S. Caterina, drawing

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  
3 paintings illustrated on this page

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
Many works online

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Jeune homme agenouillé

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

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

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark (in Danish)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
4 works online when last checked

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

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)

Dorotheum Auctions, Vienna - Notable Past Sales
See the text link to a high-resolution image

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 SiteGuido Reni at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGuido Reni in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

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  

Guido Reni at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
St. Cecilia

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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

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

University of Leipzig, Germany  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Man of Sorrows

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Guido Reni  
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

The London Evening Standard
"Guido the great", 2008 article by Brian Sewell

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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