Pietro Tacca Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Nessus and Deianira, 1590-1600
Boy Blowing a Horn, ca.1620
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Hercules supporting the heavens (model by Pietro Tacca)
Grandduke Ferdinando II de' Medici on horseback, 1615/21
Pietro Tacca at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Abduction of Deianira
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)
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
22 works by or related to the artist
Frick Collection, New York City NEW!
Nessus and Deianira
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Portrait of a Boy
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Wallace Collection, London, UK NEW!
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
(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)
Pietro Tacca at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Pietro Tacca in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)
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.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia