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Karl Bodmer

[Swiss Painter, 1809-1893]

• Also known as:  Johann Karl Bodmer
• Subject matter:  Specializes in the American West.
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Original works by Karl Bodmer available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
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 SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

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

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Amon Carter Museum, Texas

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Foret de fontainbleau

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pehriska-Ruhpa, Moennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog, 1830s

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

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
12 paintings online

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museum of Nebraska Art at the University of Nebraska

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Indian Utensils and Arms, ca.1837

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)  
Click "works" & search for artworks; click "exhibitions" & search for current exhibitions worldwide

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)
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 SiteKarl Bodmer at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteKarl Bodmer at The Athenaeum  
5 works online by Bodmer

Karl Bodmer at CGFA  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Western hero: Visions and Revisions
Chan-Ci-Uid-Teuin (Woman of the Crow Nation)

University of California

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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