Francisco de Zurbaran art links 


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Francisco de Zurbarán: Immaculate Conception, ca.1660
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Francisco de Zurbarán

[Spanish Baroque Era Painter, 1598-1664]

• Relationships: Father of Juan de Zurbaran.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Still Life/Religious Subjects.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
St Lawrence, 1636
The Childhood of the Virgin, 1658-60

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteFrancisco de Zurbaran at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Saint Bonaventure's Body Lying in State, 1629

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, Seville, Spain (in Spanish)  
(Click on "ampliar imagen" for a huge enlargement of the image)
Apoteósis de Santo Tomás de Aquino

Notable SiteMuseo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, Seville, Spain (in Spanish)  
(Click on "ampliar imagen" for a huge enlargement of the image)
Jesús crucificado expirante

Notable SiteMuseo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, Seville, Spain (in Spanish)  
(Click on "ampliar imagen" for a huge enlargement of the image)
La Virgen de las Cuevas

Notable SiteMuseo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, Seville, Spain (in Spanish)  
(Click on "ampliar imagen" for a huge enlargement of the image)
San Hugo en el Refectorio

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
4 paintings online

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

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)

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
4 paintings online

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
St. Peter Nolasco Recovering the Image of the Virgin, 1630

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
St. Francis in Meditation, 1645-55
Fray Guillermo de San Julián, ca.1636

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Agnus Dei, ca.1636-40

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Saint Peter Nolasco Recovering the Image of the Virgin of El Puig, 1630

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University
The Vision of St. Anthony of Padua, ca.1630

Lázaro Galdiano Foundation Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Saint Francis of Assisi in His Tomb

Musée de Grenoble, France (in French)  
The Annunciation, 1638-39

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Saint François

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museo San Gregorio, National Museum of Sculpture, Valladolid, Spain (in Spanish)  
A larger image is in the museum database, which unfortunately cannot be linked to. Click "Ficha Completa" to see detail records for each item.

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
Immaculate Conception
Sant Francesc d'Assís segons la visió del papa Nicolau V

Museum of the Hispanic Society of America, New York City
Saint Lucy

Museum of the Hispanic Society of America, New York City
Saint Rufina

National Museum of Art of Romania
Saint Blasius

Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy
Use the "right" arrow to advance to Sala 15 in order to see 3 paintings by Zurbarán

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Poznan National Museum, Poznan, Poland

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
St. Francis Contemplating a Skull, ca.1635
Still Life

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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)
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 SiteFrancisco de Zurbaran at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteFrancisco de Zurbaran at The Artchive  

Notable SiteFrancisco de Zurbaran in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteFrancisco de Zurbaran in the WebMuseum  

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  

Francisco de Zurbaran at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Olga's 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

University of Leipzig, Germany  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Spanish Still Life Painters in the Golden Age
Part of still life painter Linda Mann's website

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Francisco de Zurbaran  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Saint Francis in Meditation, 1635-39

"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.
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