Herman van Swanevelt art links
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Herman van Swanevelt
[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1600-1655]
Herman van Swanevelt 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!
Many works online
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A Wooded Landscape, 1629
Woodland Landscape with Nymphs and Satyrs, 1636
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
6 works by or related to the artist
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
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Landscape with Mercury and Herse, ca.1640-45
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "S"
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)
Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)
Rencontre dans la campagne romaine
Museum Bredius, Netherlands
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
A Roman View of the Ruins of the Temple of Venus and Rome, 1634
Philadelphia Museum of Art 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"
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
The Birth of Adonis
Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)
(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)
Herman van Swanevelt at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Herman van Swanevelt in the Web Gallery of Art
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)
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.