Jacob de Wit art links 


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Jacob de Wit: Gods in the Heavens (detail)
Photograph by Flickr user "Quistnix", Creative Commons licensed


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Jacob de Wit

[Dutch Rococo Era Painter, 1695-1754]

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Original works by Jacob de Wit available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteJacob de Wit at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Apollo Enthroned with Minerva and the Muses, 1730

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

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

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!

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
42 works by or related to the artist

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

Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)  
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Museum Bredius, Netherlands

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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 SiteJacob de Wit in the Web Gallery of Art  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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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

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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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