Claude Joseph Vernet art links 


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Claude-Joseph Vernet: A Calm at a Mediterranean Port (detail), 1770
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Claude-Joseph Vernet

[French Painter, 1714-1789]

• Also known as:  Joseph Vernet
• Relationships: Father of Carle Vernet.
Grandfather of Horace Vernet.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Maritime Art.
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Original works by Claude-Joseph Vernet available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteClaude-Joseph Vernet at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Landscape with an Oak, 1773
Ruins near the Mouth of a River, 1748
View of the Villa Ludovisi Park in Rome, 1749

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
4 works online by Vernet

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

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 SiteMusee d'Art Roger-Quilliot, Clermont-Ferrand, France (mostly in French)  
Marine (Zoom)

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
The Shipwreck

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
View of Lake Nemi

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Nymphs Bathing: the time in the morning

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Sunrise, 1759

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK
Fishermen in a Landscape with a Cascade and a Bridge

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Harbour scene - Naples

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Imaginary Landscape, Italian Harbor Scene, 1746

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, Spain (in Spanish)  
Marina con escena de pesca

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, Spain (in Spanish)  
Puerto de mar

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
A Gale
Sea Harbour at Sunset

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Summer Evening, Landscape in Italy, 1773

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Harbor of Boulogne, 1770

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Les Blanchisseuses ("The Laundresses"), 1740s

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

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

Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
A Seaport at Sunset

Tver Art Gallery, Tver, Russia (in Russian)  
The 6th thumbnail on the page is by Claude-Joseph Vernet

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Fishing by Moonlight

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteClaude-Joseph Vernet at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteClaude-Joseph Vernet at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteClaude-Joseph Vernet in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld 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  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteClaude-Joseph Vernet (1714-1789)

Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales
A View of the Waterfall at Tivoli

The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
The Town and the Port of Toulon

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Claude-Joseph Vernet  
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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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

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