A collection of photographs covering Flemish painting and drawing from the 17th through the 18th centuries assembled by the
Getty Research Institute.
In 1974, the J. Paul Getty Museum began assembling a "photo library" by consolidating the visual resources of each existing
curatorial department. By the early 1980s, the Photo Archive was actively acquiring large collections of photographs from
commercial and private sources and scholars' archives that contained a photographic component. In 1983, the nearly one million
photographs of the Photo Archive were incorporated into the Research Institute's Special Collections and renamed the Photo
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Photographs and permission to publish must be obtained from copyright holder(s).For further information, contact Library Rights
Open for use by qualified researchers. For further information, consult the Guide to the Photo Study Collection and Database.