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Châteaux et Résidences Gastronomiques Old castles and magnificent mansions, in The Netherlands and Belgium
 
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Parking in Amsterdam Parkeren in Amsterdam
 
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Art history
Art History resources on the web
 
Asiatic Ceramics Site in Dutch
 
Antique Chinese and Japanese porcelain collectors page
 

 
Ceramics online - PotWeb Online catalogue of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, which has one of the finest collections of ceramics in the world.
 
Dutch Delftware Site of the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (Municipal Museum The Hague) on Dutch Delftware (site in Dutch)
 
Dutch Tiles Collection of the Dutch Tile Museum / Nederlands Tegelmuseum (site in Dutch)
 
Tile Web An Archive of Paving tiles in the
Parker - Hore Collection, Worcester,
and in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
 
Maritiem digitaal Collection search system Maritime Museums in the Netherlands
 
Digital library for Decorative Arts and Material Culture University of Winsconsin US
 
Medieval illuminated manuscripts
 
Greek jewellery Five thousand years of tradition.
 
Icon Painting
 
Symmetry & Pattern. The Art of Oriental Carpets
 
Magna Graecia Coins A list of published Greek coin types of Italy and Sicily till 212 BC.
 
Russian Folk Art
 
Russian Painting
 
Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) Dutch East India Company (site in Dutch)
 
Stichting Historische Behangsels en Wanddecoraties in Nederland Wallpaper and wall decorations in the Netherlands (site in Dutch)
 

Books, Libraries
Desk diary Association of Fine Art Dealers in the Netherlands   A sumptuous desk diary containing more than 50 photographs of outstanding works of art
 
De Gouden Bocht van Amsterdam Standaardwerk over het deel van de Herengracht tussen de Leidsestraat en de Vijzelstraat (site in Dutch)
 
Interbook International Art Reference Books. Art books on Fine & Decorative Arts - Catalogues Raisonne
 
Koninklijke Bibliotheek National Library in the Netherlands
 
J.R. Ritman Library The Library of Hermetic Philosophy in Amsterdam
 
Scriptum Art Books
 
Waanders Publishers, Printers and Booksellers Art books
 
International Directory of Art Libraries Access to nearly 3,000 libraries and library departments with specialized holdings in art, architecture, and archaeology throughout the world
 
Library Ets Haim - Livraria Montezinos The oldest still functioning Jewish library in the world

Cultural Institutions & Organisations
Erfgoedinspectie Inspectorate of Cultural Heritage in the Netherlands (site in Dutch)
 
Instituut Collectie Nederland (ICN) Netherlands Institute for Culture Heritage. The national information institute for the conservation and management of cultural heritage
 
Ottema Kingma Stichting (OKS) The Ottema Kingma Stichting is committed to the promotion of art and cultural history in Friesland (site in Dutch)
 
Rijksdienst Monumentenzorg Netherlands Department for Conservation
Nederlandse Museumvereniging (NMV) The Netherlands Museums Association
Rembrandt Society The Rembrandt Society is an independent private association which is committed to helping Dutch museums acquire quality works of art
 
Antiques are Green
 
campaign of antiquedealers to promote environmental projects
 
Stichting Kerkelijk Kunstbezit Nederland
 
Religious heritage in the Netherlands (site in Dutch)
Educational
Course (Cursus) Well-known art dealers share their unique knowledge and experience with you

 Virtual Exhibitions
Art + Religion in Russia A rare overview of the continuing role of religion in Russian art. Exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum The Hague published at Internet on the occasion of FineArtFair.nl 2002
 
Dali & the Enigmatic Ducasse A series of famous prints produced by Salvador Dali to illustrate the book ‘Les Chants de Maldoror’ by the French writer Isodore Ducasse.  Exhibition at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen published at Internet on the occasion of FineArtFair.nl 2003
 
Nicholas & Alexandra The moving and remarkable story of Nicholas and Alexandra, the last Tsar and Tsarina. Exhibition at the Hermitage Amsterdam, published at Internet on the occasion of FineArtFair.nl 2004
 
Van Gogh & Montmartre Vincent's move to Paris in 1886, brought about a profound change in his approach to art. In Paris he begins to formulate his own artistic idiom and he progresses through the styles and subjects of the Impressionists. Published at Internet on the occasion of FineArtFair.nl 2005
 

Fairs & Exhibitions
Artfair Den Bosch The art and antiques fair 's-Hertogenbosch
 
PAN Amsterdam The leading national art and antiques fair of the Low Countries
 
TEFAF Maastricht Visitors to TEFAF Maastricht can buy with confidence in the knowledge that every object for sale has been examined for quality, authenticity and condition by a team of over 120 international specialists
 
Members' exhibitions High quality objects exhibited at galleries of members of the Association of Fine Art Dealers in the Netherlands
 

Historical Interiors/Buildings
Amsterdam Heritage Site on the Historic Inner City of Amsterdam
 
 Dutch castles foundation (site in Dutch)
 
Concerts at castles (site in Dutch)
 
Cuypersgenootschap
 
Museum Geelvinck Hinloopen Huis Amsterdam canal mansion dating from 1687 with period rooms and a formal garden
 
Grachtenmusea
 
Amsterdam canal houses with a history
The Historical Interior Pictures of the 100 best preserved interiors of private houses in the Netherlands (site in Dutch)
 
Stichting het Nederlandse Interieur SHNI (site in Dutch)
 
Monumentale kerkgebouwen in Nederland Churches in the Netherlands (site in Dutch)
 
Oude Friese Kerken Old Frisian Churches (site in Dutch)
 
Museum van Loon Amsterdam
 
European Royal Residences
 
Royal Palaces in the Netherlands
 

Iconography
Iconographic themes (site in Dutch)
 
Cesare Ripa's Iconologia of Uytbeeldinghen des Verstants, vertaald door Dirck Pietersz. Pers, Amsterdam 1644
 
17th Century Dutch translation of Cesare Ripa's Iconologia
 
Cesare Ripa's Iconologia or Morall Emblems English version of Cesare Ripa's Iconologia
 
Emblem project Utrecht Aim of this project is the digitisation of Dutch love emblems.
 
Dutch emblems (site in Dutch)
 
Greek mythology
 

Magazines & Newsletters
Antiques Trade Gazette Antiques Trade Gazette
 
Apollo Art Magazine
 
Artdaily.com The first art newspaper on the net
 
The Art Newspaper
 
The Burlington Magazine
 
Fine arts in the news Collected articles published in the New York Times
 
Kunst & Antiekjournaal Art and Antiques Newspaper (site in Dutch)
 
Kunstschrift Art Magazine (site in Dutch)
 
Tribal Arts The magazine of Tribal Art
 
Vormen uit Vuur Ceramics magazine (site in Dutch)
 
Weltkunst (site in German)
 

Marks
Marks on Chinese porcelain
 
Marks on Japanese porcelain
 
German porcelain marks
 
Ceramic marks finder
 
Silver marks finder
 
Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Maker's Marks
 

 
Horological trademarks
 

Museums
Artnet.nu Information on museums, galleries and artists in the Netherlands
 
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam The collection of Museum Boijmans covers a wide range of art objects from the Middle Ages to the present day
 
CODART The Codart list: Museums with Dutch and Flemish Art
 
Damquarter Discover the heart of Amsterdam
 
Museum Geelvinck Hinloopen Huis Amsterdam canal mansion dating from 1687 with period rooms and a formal garden
 
Grachtenmusea
 
Amsterdam canal houses with a history
Het geheugen van Nederland
 
Images of objects in Dutch cultural institutions
The Getty Institute The J. Paul Getty trust is an international cultural philantropic institution devoted to the visual art and the humanities
 
Glasmuseum Leerdam  
Van Gogh Museum The largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh
 
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag Municipal museum The Hague
 
Hermitage Amsterdam Small temporary exhibitions drawn from the rich collection of The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg
 
Museum Het Mauritshuis The Hague Since 1822, the intimate 'Mauritshuis' has housed the Royal Cabinet of Paintings
 
Museum Server Overview of the Dutch museums and their exhibitions
 
 Museums in English 50 leading museums in the Netherlands
 
De Nieuwe Kerk The Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam is famous for its much talked-about exhibitions. With close to 500,000 visitors in 1998, the church is one of the most attended exhibition locations in the Netherlands
 
Princessehof Leeuwarden Ceramics Museum (site in Dutch)
 
Museum het Rembrandthuis The Rembrandt House Museum
 
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam The treasure-house of the Netherlands
 
Victoria & Albert Museum The V&A is the greatest museum of art and design, a world treasure house with collections of fabulous scope and diversity
 

References, dictionaries, indexes etc.
Art dictionary Definitions for more than 3,600 terms used in discussing visual culture
 
English dictionary
 
Encyclopedia
 
Art encyclopedia Guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet
 
Catholic Encyclopedia
 
The Household Cyclopedia 1881
 
P. Weiland, Kunstwoordenboek, Rotterdam 1858 19th Century Dutch art dictionary by P. Weiland
 
'De levens-beschryvingen der Nederlandsche konst-schilders en konst-schilderessen', Jacob Campo Weyerman, 1729 Biographies of Dutch painters, by Jacob Campo Weyerman, 1729 (site in Dutch)

 
Karel van Mander The famous "Schilder-boeck" by Karel van Mander, 1604. (site in Dutch)
 
The Bridge Man Art Library The world's leading source of art images
 
Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie The Netherlands Institute for Art History (Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie) collects visual and written documentary material about Western - and particularly Dutch - fine and applied art
 
Kunstpedia Knowledgebase on fine- and decorative arts, popularly stated arts and antiques, with the exception of contemporary art

Restoration & Conservation
Heijdenrijk, Frame-makers since 1845 Heijdenrijk's offers a wide selection of picture frames, in authentic styles ranging from the fifteenth-century to current modern designs
 
Netherlands Department for Conservation The central point for advice, research and know-how in the field of monuments
 
Dyes in History and Archaeology
 
Paul Gehring Lijsten Handmade picture frames
 
Pigments through the Ages Pigments in paintings
 
Choosing and applying a traditional shellac finish Article by Jeff Hewitt
 
Ink corrosion Information on iron gall ink; its importance in (art)history; and its slow, self-destructing properties known as iron gall ink corrosion
 
Medieval and Renaissance woodworking
 

Stolen, Lost or Endangered objects
The Art Loss Register The largest private database of stolen and missing works of art, antiques and valuables
 
Art and the Second World War Site of the Provenance Tracing agency (Projectbureau Herkomst Gezocht) whose aim is to trace the rightful owners of works of art taken to Germany during the Second World War and still held in trust by the Dutch State
 
Interpol Recently stolen works of art
 
Lost treasures from Iraq Site of the Oriental Institute Chicago containing a database of stolen objects from the Iraq Museum
 
Registry of Information on Looted Cultural Property 1933-1945 The Central Registry of Information on Looted Cultural Property 1933-1945
 
Red List of cultural objects at risk The International Council of Museums has compiled this list to prevent cultural objects being sold illegaly on the Art Market. Including 'The African Red List'; 'Emergency Red List of Iraqi Antiques at Risk'; 'The Latin-America Red List'
 
Stolen religious art from churches and cloisters in the Netherlands
 
Stichting Kerkelijk Kunstbezit Nederland (site in Dutch)

Styles & periods
Guide to French furniture styles
 
Timeline of Art History A timeline of art history by the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
 
Review of stylistic periods Styles and periods

Trade
BBC Antique Roadshow Site of the BBC Antiques Roadshow
 
BBC Bargain Hunt Site of the BBC Bargain Hunt show
 
CINOA Confédération Internationale des Négociants en OEuvres d'Art. International association of fine art dealers
 
History of the Association of Fine Art Dealers in the Netherlands

 
The Horological Foundation Site of the Horological Foundation. A meeting and trading plaza for all devoted to fine antique clocks, watches, barometers and instruments
 
Tussen Kunst en Kitsch Dutch version of the Antiques Roadshow (site in Dutch)
 
List of members Members of the Association of Fine Art Dealers in the Netherlands in alphabetical order
 
Spiegelkwartier Amsterdam The Spiegelkwartier in Amsterdam has been the heart of the national art and antiques trade for the past eighty years
 

Transport, Insurance
Neumann & Vettin B.V. International removers; Fine Art and Antiques packers; Customsbrokers; Containerised storage facilities
 
Global Art Insurance