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Sebastiano del Piombo: Cardinal Bandinello Sauli, his Secretary and Two Geographers
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Sebastiano del Piombo

[Italian Mannerist Painter, ca.1485-1547]

• Also known as:  Sebastiano Luciani
• Relationships: Studied under Giovanni Bellini and Giorgione.
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Sebastiano's anatomical constructions leave a good deal to be desired. It is not hard to see why a few years later we find him writing letters to Michelangelo begging for drawings of arms, legs, and torsos.
- Frederick Hartt, History of Italian Renaissance Art


    Sebastiano del Piombo Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Madonna and Child

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of Cardinal Reginald Pole, 1540s
The Lamentation, 1516

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Cartoon of the Head of Saint James, 1500
Pope Clement VII, 1531

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
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Anton Francesco degli Albizzi, 1525

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Holy Family with St. Catherine, St. Sebastian and a Donor, ca.1507

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

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by Sebastiano del Piombo

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Christ carrying the Cross, 1532-35

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Jesus carrying the Cross, ca.1516

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Jesus descends into Limbo, 1516

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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The Holy Family with Pope Clement VII, ca.1530

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Portrait of a Man, ca.1516

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Head of a Woman

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
Vittoria Colonna

Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Podesti, Ancona, Italy (in Italian)  
Ritratto di Francesco Arsilli

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
The Head of a Girl

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Villa del Principe, Palazzo di Andrea Doria, Genoa, Italy
Portrait of Andrea Doria

Virtual Uffizi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Pope Clement VII in Conference with the Emperor Charles V and Others, 1530
Madonna and Child, 1511-20

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)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
The Daughter of Herodias (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
The Raising of Lazarus (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Death of Adonis (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

Notable SiteWeb 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  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Highlights from a 2008 exhibition

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sebastiano del Piombo  
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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

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Portrait of Andrea Doria
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Madonna and Child with Saints
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Jesus Carrying the Cross, 1535
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The Death of Adonis, 1511-12
The Death of Adonis, 1511-12

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