Sebastiano del Piombo art links 


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Sebastiano del Piombo: Cardinal Bandinello Sauli, his Secretary and Two Geographers
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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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    
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

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
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
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.1507-08

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  
Madonna and Child with Saints and Donors

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  
4 works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Anton Francesco degli Albizzi, 1525

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

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
Vittoria Colonna

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

San Diego Museum of Art, California   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 Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
The Head of a Girl

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Villa del Principe, Palazzo di Andrea Doria, Genoa, Italy
Portrait of Andrea Doria

Virtual Uffizi
Portrait of a Woman
Death of Adonis

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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)

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
The Daughter of Herodias (National Gallery, London)

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

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

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSebastiano del Piombo in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld 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)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Sebastiano del Piombo at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

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

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

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

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