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Jan Steen: The Burgomeister of Delft and his Daughter, 1655


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Jan Steen

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1625-1679]

• Also known as:  Jan Havicksz. Steen
• Relationships: Son-in-law of Jan van Goyen.
Studied under Adriaen van Ostade.
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Original works by Jan Steen available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteJan Steen at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Gamblers Quarreling, ca.1665

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
6 paintings

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Steen

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Game of Skittles, ca.1650

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

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
The Fat Kitchen, ca.1665/70 (Zoom)

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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
The Lean Kitchen

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Merry Company

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK
The Fat Kitchen
The Lean Kitchen

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
The Journal Readers, ca.1660-70

Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
The Peasant Carnival, 1668/70

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
The Pancake Woman

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Trictrac Players

Museum Bredius, Netherlands

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

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

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Country people playing a ball-game

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
The Worship of the Golden Calf, ca.1672-75

Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy
Use the "right" arrow to advance to Sala 19 in order to see 2 paintings by Jan Steen

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Theseus and Achelous

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Les rhétoriciens - In liefde vrij

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

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
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Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest (in Hungarian)  

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

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Painting from the exhibition Reclaimed: Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Self-Portrait as a Lutenist, ca.1652-65
Tavern Scene, ca.1661-65

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Wedding Scene, ca.1653

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Virtual Uffizi
The Luncheon

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
The Rhetoricians, ca.1655

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

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 SiteGoogle Art Project
Children teaching a Cat to dance (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Feast of St. Nicholas (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Merry Family (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteJan Steen at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJan Steen at The Athenaeum  
50 works online by Steen

Notable SiteJan Steen 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  

Jan Steen 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

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Painting from a 2008-2009 exhibition

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

University of Leipzig, Germany  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Wellcome Images Collection, London  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jan Steen  
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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

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