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William Bradford

[American Painter, 1823-1892]

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Original works by William Bradford available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteButler Institute of American Art, Ohio

Notable SiteWilliam Bradford at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Photograph collection online

Notable SiteNew Bedford Whaling Museum, Massachusetts

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, Massachusetts
Sunset in the Arctic

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Arctic Diary: Paintings and Photographs by William Bradford

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The English Arctic Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Oglethorpe University Museum, Georgia
Entrance To Battle Harbor

Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts

William Bradford at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Floe - Ice, 1872

The Huntington Library, California

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

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 SiteWilliam Bradford in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWilliam Bradford at The Athenaeum  
114 works online by Bradford

California State University WorldImages Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on William Bradford  
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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.

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Sealers Crushed by Icebergs, 1866

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"William Bradford: Sailing Ships & Arctic Seas" (2003)

Dictionary of Canadian Biography  

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Greenwood Lake at Twilight, 1873
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