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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

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

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
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Game of Skittles, ca.1650

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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 SiteJan Steen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteJan Steen at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Dancing Couple, 1663

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
The Lean Kitchen

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteJan Steen at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
10 works online

Notable SiteJan Steen at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
24 works by Jan Steen online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

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
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The Journal Readers, ca.1660-70

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

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Jan Steen in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

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)  
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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
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
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8 works by Jan Steen online

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

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)  

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

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
5 paintings online

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

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:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJan Steen in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
The Burgomaster of Delft and his Daughter

Notable SiteJan Steen at CGFA  

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

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

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

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
50 works online by Steen

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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The Effects of Intemperance
The Effects of Intemperance

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The Miser
The Miser

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Feast in an Inn (detail)
Feast in an Inn (detail)

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Skittle Players Outside an Inn
Skittle Players Outside an Inn

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Grace Before Meat, 1660
Grace Before Meat, 1660

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A Family Saying Grace
A Family Saying Grace

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