Oscar Bluemner art links 


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Oscar Bluemner: Morning Light, 1912-16
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed


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Oscar Bluemner

[German-born American Painter, 1867-1938]

• Also known as:  Oscar Florianus Bluemner
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Original works by Oscar Bluemner available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteOscar Bluemner at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
2 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Blue Day

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Loving Moon, watercolor, 1927

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
The Poor Farm

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Untitled, 1930

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina

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!

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Form and Light, Motif in West New Jersey (Beattiestown), 1914

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University
Triad Brilliant, Passaic River Hills, 1932

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Campo S. Trovaso

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Oscar Bluemner at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
Study: The Dance of Factory Life

Oscar Bluemner at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.

The Huntington Library, California

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)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteOscar Bluemner at The Artchive

Notable SiteOscar Bluemner at The Athenaeum

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  


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

The New York Observer
"Painter Bluemner Defeated By History And Styles of Times", article by Hilton Kramer

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