Mathew Brady art links 


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Mathew Brady: Gideon Welles, 1865
Photograph by Cliff, Creative Commons licensed


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Mathew Brady

[American Photographer, ca.1823-1896]

• Also known as:  Mathew B. Brady
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Original works by Mathew Brady available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMathew Brady at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Lewis Cass, ca.1857

Notable SiteEastman House Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, New York
Stereo views

Notable SiteEastman House Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, New York

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Officers, 71st Regiment, New York Infantry, 1861

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Includes biographical information about the artist

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

Notable SiteU.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Brady-Handy Collection of thousands of Civil War Photographs

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
John James Audubon

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Mathew Brady at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.

Mathew Brady at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Martin Van Buren

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University
Portrait of James Duncan, ca.1848

Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts
1 photograph online: Untitled, ca.1863 (row 6/image 3). Click on the little "i" on the detail images to bring up information about the works.

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
General Robert E. Lee and Staff, 1865

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 SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Photo Seminars Online

Photography @ Temple University Online

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Mathew Brady  
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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia


The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1865

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Brady's Civil War


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