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Isabel Bishop

[American Social Realist Painter and Printmaker, 1902-1988]

• Relationships: Studied under Kenneth Hayes Miller.
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Original works by Isabel Bishop available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas 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)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

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

Notable SiteIsabel Bishop at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Lunch Counter, ca.1940

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Snack Bar, 1959

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Harn Museum at the University of Florida, Gainesville
Three Men at Union Square, ca.1930

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!

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
Flash slideshow; Click "Works on Paper" and navigate to work #7

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jersey City Museum, New Jersey

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.)

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Nude Study, 1934

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

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Walking, 1970

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University
The Noon Hour, 1935

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Office Girls, etching
Union Square

Isabel Bishop at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.

Southern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
Girl Blowing Smoke Rings, 1945

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Noon Hour, 1935

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
2 prints online (the 3th and 4th images on the page are by Isabel Bishop)

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
School Girls, etching, 1936

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Office Girls, etching, 1938

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Laughing Girl, etching, 1936

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Girls' School, Recess, 1974

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Double Date Delayed, etching, 1948

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

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:
California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Isabel Bishop  
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.

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Female Head, ca.1935

Resource Library Magazine
Union Square

Isabel Bishop at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
April, 1959 interview from the Oral History project

Isabel Bishop at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
May, 1959 interview from the Oral History project

Isabel Bishop at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1987 interview from the Oral History project

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