Anne Vallayer Coster art links
[French Rococo Era Painter, 1744-1818]
Anne Vallayer-Coster Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!Art Market:
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
A vase of flowers, 1775
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Vase of Flowers, 1780
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Still-life with Peaches and Grapes
Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Portrait of an elderly woman with her daughter
Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
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)
Anne Vallayer-Coster at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Anne Vallayer-Coster 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)
California State University WorldImages Database
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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The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National MuseumsArticles and Reference Sites:
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.
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:
|Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.
|Search Inside Books:
|Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Anne Vallayer Coster: Painter to the Court of Marie Antoinette