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Cecilia Beaux: Self-Portrait, ca.1885
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Cecilia Beaux

[American Painter, 1855-1942]

• Relationships: Studied under Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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The greatest woman painter of modern times.William Merritt Chase


    Cecilia Beaux Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago Art Explorer - Images and Text Resources
Detailed information about the artist and her works

Notable SiteButler Institute of American Art, Ohio
The Dreamer, 1894

Notable SiteCecilia Beaux at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Sita and Sarita, ca.1921

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Portrait of Harriet Sears Amory, 1902-03

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Self-Portrait, 1894

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Cecilia Beaux at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Henry James, drawing, 1911

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by Cecilia Beaux online

Cecilia Beaux at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Huntington Library, California

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Alexander Harrison, 1888

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteCecilia Beaux in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteCecilia Beaux at CGFA

Notable SiteCecilia Beaux at The Athenaeum
26 works online

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Cecilia Beaux  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Cecilia Beaux at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Cecilia Beaux papers online

Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Dorothea Gilder papers regarding Cecilia Beaux online

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Cecilia Beaux: Sita and Sarita
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Cecilia Beaux: Ernesta with Nurse
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