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Hercules Seghers: Landscape, ca.1625
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Hercules Seghers

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter and Printmaker, ca.1590-1638]

• Also known as:  Hercules Segers
• Relationships: No relation to still life painter Daniel Seghers or religious painter Gérard Seghers.
Studied under Gillis van Coninxloo.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
The Lamentation

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

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

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteHercules Seghers at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Ruins of the Abbey of Rijnsburg: Small Version

Notable SiteHercules Seghers at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
6 works online

Notable SiteHercules Seghers at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
The Enclosed Valley (Der Talkessel), etching

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Town with Four Towers

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Museum Bredius, Netherlands

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Hercules Seghers at the The British Museum, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
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Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteHercules Seghers in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteHercules Seghers at CGFA  

Notable SiteHercules Seghers in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Hercules Seghers  
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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

Gibbon Art Blog

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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