Montias Database of 17th Century Dutch Art Inventories, The

Database of information from 1,280 property inventories from the 17th century. Concerns inventories from Amsterdam from the period 1597-1681, drawn up for auction purposes in cases such as death or bankruptcy, for example. With information about paintings, sculptures, furniture, et cetera. Includes bibliographic information about the owner. For historians who do research into art trade in the Netherlands.