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Sebastiano Ricci: The Baptism of Christ
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Sebastiano Ricci

[Italian Rococo Era Painter, 1659-1734]

• Also known as:  Sebastiano Rizzi
• Relationships: Uncle of Marco Ricci.
Ricci's students included Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini and Francesco Fontebasso.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in History Painting.
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Original works by Sebastiano Ricci available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteSebastiano Ricci at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Bacchus and Ceres, 1710

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Childhood of Romulus and Remus, ca.1708
Abraham and the Angels, ca.1694

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

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
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5 paintings online in high resolution

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Battle of the Romans and the Sabines, ca.1700 (Zoom)
The Rape of the Sabine Women, ca.1700 (Zoom)

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
3 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Bacchus and Ariadne
Esther before Ahasuerus

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteSebastiano Ricci at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
2 works by Sebastiano Ricci online

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, Italy (in Italian)  
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Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Flora, ca.1712-16

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Resurrezione di Cristo, 1700-05

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Venere con satiro e Cupido, 1713-16

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
San Gerolamo, 1706-07

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Christ Surrounded by Angels

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

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
The Resurrection
The Fall of the Rebel Angels

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Sebastiano Ricci in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Museo Correr, Venice (in Italian)  
Bacco e Arianna

Museo Correr, Venice (in Italian)  
Venere accorre da Adone morente

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

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Adoration of the Shepherds

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The Rape of Europa, ca.1720

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Pinacoteca Civica di Vicenza, Italy (in Italian)  
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Christ Healing the Blind Man, 1715

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
Page forward for several works by Sebastiano Ricci

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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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
Bacchus and Ariadne (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteSebastiano Ricci at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSebastiano Ricci at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteSebastiano Ricci 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  

Sebastiano Ricci at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
Perseus Confronting Phineus with the Head of Medusa

Farbdia Archiv (Color Slide Archive) (in German)  
Thousands of photographs of fresco cycles and wall decorations in churches and other buildings in and around Germany.
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State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Books and Posters
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Bathsheba Bathing, ca.1725
Bathsheba Bathing, ca.1725

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The Parting of Venus from Adonis
The Parting of Venus from Adonis

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The Dream of Aesculapius
The Dream of Aesculapius

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Moses Drawing Water from The Rock
Moses Drawing Water from The Rock

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Bacchus and Ariadne
Bacchus and Ariadne

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Pan and Syrinx
Pan and Syrinx

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The Resurrection
The Resurrection

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