Paul Van Somer Works Online
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Original works by Paul Van Somer available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas Art Market:
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The Royal Collection, London, UK
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Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
Portrait of a Young Lady, ca.1620
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Tate Gallery, London, UK
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + MonogramsPictures from Image Archives:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Paul Van Somer in the Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Paul Van Somer in the Web Gallery of Art
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
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UK Government Art CollectionArticles and Reference Sites:
Grove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)