Dirck Stoop Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
Charles II's cavalcade through the City of London
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Dirck Stoop in the Web Gallery of Art Articles and Reference Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
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
Additional Image Search Tools:
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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.