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Mary Beale

[English Baroque Era Painter, 1633-1699]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, England
Self portrait, ca.1675

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
Portrait of a Physician
Young Man, possibly one of the Painter's Sons

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
Portrait of the Duchess of Marlborough (after Godfrey Kneller)

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.
Sir James Long of Draycott Park, ca.1660
Portrait of a Woman with a Black Hood, ca.1660

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Mary Beale at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK
2 paintings online

The Huntington Library, California

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Portrait of a boy, ca.1682

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Portrait of a baby

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteMary Beale at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present
Self-Portrait, ca.1675

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
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Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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