Bartholomeus Spranger art links
Bartholomeus Spranger Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Netherlands 15th – 16th centuries" section
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Many works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
National Gallery, London, UK
The Adoration of the Kings
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Venus and Mercury
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Wounded faun healed by satire
Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Holy Family, ca.1589
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Jupiter and Juno, pen and ink drawing, 1580s
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
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
Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)
Click on the artist name, then on the artwork title to view the work
Musée des Beaux Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon, France (in French)
Sainte Marie Madeleine, drawing
National Museum of Art of Romania
Noli Me Tangere
Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
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 Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
2 paintings online
Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow, Poland
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Google Art ProjectMiscellaneous Sites:
The Adoration of the Kings (National Gallery, London)
Bartholomeus Spranger at The Art Renewal Center
Bartholomeus Spranger in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
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)
California State University WorldImages Database
Venus and Adonis
Bartholomeus Spranger 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
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
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The National Ossolinski InstituteArticles and Reference Sites:
Allegory of Time and Art, ca.1590
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Bartholomeus Spranger
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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.