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Cecilia Beaux: Self-Portrait, ca.1885
Photograph by Cliff, Creative Commons licensed


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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   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

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

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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

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:
(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 SiteCecilia Beaux at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteCecilia Beaux at The Athenaeum
26 works online

California State University WorldImages Database

Cecilia Beaux at CGFA

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  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

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

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

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