Sir Christopher Wren Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UKArt Market:
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
286 works by or related to the artist
Sir Christopher Wren at the The British Museum, London, UK
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(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)
California State University WorldImages Database Miscellaneous Sites:
PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)
USC Annenberg School for Communication
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Great Buildings OnlineArticles and Reference Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir Christopher Wren
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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.
"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.
The Making of the Wren Library: Trinity College, Cambridge