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[American Painter, 1893-1965]
Milton Avery Works Online
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Original works by Milton Avery available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Watercolor collection online
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Portrait of the artist's wife
Milton Avery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
23 works online
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
16 works online
Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Seaside Strollers, 1963
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Cape Ann Historical Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts
Bridge to the Sea, 1937
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Girl with Cello
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Davistown Museum, Liberty, Maine
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
March by the Sea, 1945
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Haircut by the Sea
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
Milton Avery at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Self-portrait, drawing, 1938
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Rooster's Domain, 1948
New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
Child's Supper, 1945
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Blue Landscape, 1946
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Birds and Sea, 1955
Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Nude Alone, 1941
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania
Susan with Orchid
San Antonio Art League Museum, Texas
Hopi Village, 1950
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
The Fencers, 1944
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Trees and Rocks
Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago NEW!
4 works online
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid NEW!
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Green Sea, 1958
Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida
The Blue Blouse, 1958
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Bert Christensen's Cyberspace HomeMiscellaneous Sites:
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UKArticles and Reference Sites:
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"
Repository of Abstract Art
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Milton Avery
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Review (from issue 71): Milton Avery
Milton Avery at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Milton Avery papers online
The New York Observer
"Knoedler and Company Show Recognizes Avery's Genius", article by Hilton Kramer
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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|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.|
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Milton Avery: The Late Paintings