Michiel Sweerts art links 


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Michiel Sweerts: Allegory of Hearing
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Michiel Sweerts

[Flemish Baroque Era Painter, ca.1618-1664]

• Also known as:  Michael Sweerts
• Relationships: Studied under Jan Dirksz Both.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteMichiel Sweerts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
In the Studio, 1652

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
An old woman spinning, 1650

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of a Young Man (Self-Portrait), 1656

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Head of a Woman, 1654
Double Portrait, 1660

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 SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
The Academy, ca.1655/60

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
Head of a Young Man

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Boy Drawing before the Bust of a Roman Emperor, ca.1661

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Kremer Collection, The Hague, The Netherlands
Collection of paintings based at the Mauritshuis

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
Boy with a Hat

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
A Young Couple and a Boy in a Garden, ca.1650

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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 SiteMichiel Sweerts at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteMichiel Sweerts at The Artchive  

Notable SiteMichiel Sweerts in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Michiel Sweerts 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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
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.

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