Martha Hollander

Images online

“For a ‘Museum without walls’ is coming into being, and it will carry infinitely farther that revelation of the world of art…which the ‘real’ museums offer us within our walls.”

André Malraux, THE VOICES OF SILENCE (1953)

The Museum Without Walls:
Digital images beyond ArtSTOR, Wikimedia and Flickr.

Where to start
World Images Database
Google Art Project
Web Gallery of Art
Art Resource
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
SAH Image Exchange
ARC Online Museum
Haltadefinizione Beautiful Italian hi-res site
Images of artworks worldwide, by art historian Chris Henige
ArtServe, Australia National University’s Virtual Catalogue. Very hi-res images

North America
All the New York Museums
Yale Digital Commons: access toYale University museums and libraries
Worcester Art Museum
Smithsonian Photographs
Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian
Cybermuse, the National Gallery, Canada
The Canadian Centre for Contemporary Art

Europe and UK
National Gallery, London Picture Library
British Museum, London
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
The Louvre, Paris complete catalogue
The Rikjsmuseum, Amsterdam
The Berlin State Museums
Prado, Madrid and Google Earth (very hi-res images of paintings online)
All the Portuguese National Museums
Fondación Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid
A Private Spanish Collection of Italian, Flemish and Spanish painting


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