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Frans Snyders

[Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1579-1657]

• Also known as:  Frans Snijders
• Relationships: Brother-in-law of Cornelis de Vos and Paul de Vos.
Studied under Hendrick van Balen, Pieter Bruegel II and Abraham Govaerts.
Snyders' students included Jan Fyt.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Still Life/Animals.
• Browse all:  Flemish artists

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    Frans Snyders Works Online    
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Commercial Galleries:  Galleries: We invite you to register and list your site (no charge for this service)
Original works by Frans Snyders available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFrans Snyders at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Still Life With Fruit, Vegetables And Dead Game, ca.1635-37

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
8 paintings

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A Wild Boar at Bay, chalk drawing, 1620s
Kitchen Still Life with a Maid and Young Boy (with Jan Boeckhorst), 1650

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Flanders 17th century" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
The Lioness (Zoom)

Notable SiteFrans Snyders at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Fruit and Vegetables with a Monkey, Parrot and Squirrel, 1620s

Notable SiteFrans Snyders at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Two Monkeys Stealing Fruit from a Basket

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings

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

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

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

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Hounds Attacking a Stilt Bird

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Wolf, chalk drawing after after Peter Paul Rubens

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Provenance Research
Still Life with Figures

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Provenance Research
Still Life with Figures

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
A Boar Hunt

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
A Fruit Stall

Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut

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

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
Still Life with Fruit and Flowers, ca.1630

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Still Life with Dead Game

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
The Fable of the Fox and the Crane

Musée de Grenoble, France (in French)  
(You have to scroll right)

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)

Museum Wiesbaden, Germany (in German)  
Still Life, 1610-12

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Still Life with roe-deer

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
See the FIRST Flash presentation on the page: rollover + scroll thumbnails

National Museum of Art of Romania
Jesus in the home of Martha and Maria

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Poznan National Museum, Poznan, Poland

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Still Life with Dead Game
Still Life with Fighting Monkeys
, ca.1635

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
4 works online

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

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"

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Stilleben mit Früchtekorb, 1630s

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Tier- und Früchtestilleben, ca.1630/40

York Art Gallery, UK
Snyders' work is the 9th painting as you scroll forward

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
A Game Stall

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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 SiteFrans Snyders at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteFrans Snyders 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)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
Still Life with Fruits and Vegetables (with Cornelis de Vos)

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Head of a Bear, oil on paper

Lost Art Internet Database, Germany
Stilleben, drawing

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Frans Snyders  
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.

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