Godfried Schalcken art links
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[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1643-1706]
Godfried Schalcken Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The Annunciation, 1660
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Portrait of Françoise van Diemen, 1679 (Zoom)
Self-Portrait, 1679 (Zoom)
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
A Girl at the Window
Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Provenance Research
Boy Holding a Torch
Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Wise as a Serpent, Gentle as a Dove
Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK
Portrait of the artist Rachel Ruysch
Dordrechts Museum, Netherlands (in Dutch)
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK NEW!
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Museum Bredius, Netherlands
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
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"
The Wallace Collection, London, UK NEW!
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Godfried Schalcken in the Web Gallery of Art Articles and Reference Sites:
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Godfried Schalcken at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (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
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.