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[American Painter and Sculptor, born in 1952]
David Bates Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Stringer of Sheepsheads I, 1992
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
David Bates at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's database
Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
97th Street Pier, 1992
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
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)
David Bates at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Howard Tullman's Art CollectionArticles and Reference Sites:
Chow Dog, 1984
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"
Tamarind Institute at the University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Texas Twister, 1986