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Washington Allston

[American Romantic Painter, 1779-1843]

• Relationships: Studied under Benjamin West.
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    Washington Allston Works Online    
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Original works by Washington Allston available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteWashington Allston at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
4 works online

Notable SiteWashington Allston at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Coast Scene on the Mediterranean

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Miriam the Prophetess, 1821

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Florida
Jason Returning to Demand his Father's Kingdom, 1807-08

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1814

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Scene from Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew"

Washington Allston at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
"Director's Choice" discussion of Hermia and Helena

Washington Allston at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Hermia and Helena

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Lorenzo and Jessica, 1832

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
A Roman Lady, ca.1831

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Christ Healing the Sick, 1813

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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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)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWashington Allston in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWashington Allston at CGFA  

Notable SiteWashington Allston at The Athenaeum  
7 works online by Allston

Notable SiteWashington Allston in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Shakespeare Illustrated

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Washington Allston  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Washington Allston, Secret Societies, and the Alchemy of Anglo-American Painting


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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