Robert Adam Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of ChicagoArt Market:
A Romantic Landscape with a Ruined Castle
Robert Adam at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
Robert Adam at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2 works by Robert Adam
The Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
84 works by or related to the artist
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Crossraguel Abbey, Ayrshire
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online
Philadelphia Museum of Art
(Tip: On the zoom-in page, use the slider bar to magnify the image)
2 works by Robert Adam online
Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Huntington Library, California
Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Google Art Project NEW!Articles and Reference Sites:
Dining Room From Lansdowne House (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
California State University WorldImages Database
USC Annenberg School for Communication
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Robert Adam
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Grove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
An article on Robert Adam's Fishing Room at Kedleston, Derbyshire
Article: "Beyond the Needle's Eye - A newly discovered drawing by Robert Adam"
"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.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors