John George Brown Works Online
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Original works by John George Brown available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
John George Brown at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Curling;—a Scottish Game, at Central Park, 1862
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
John George Brown at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Longshoremen's Noon, 1879
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Shoeshine Boy, 1876
Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts
Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Solid Comfort, ca.1881
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi
Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
The Victim, 1861
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont
Hiding in the Old Oak
Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago NEW!
Picnic Party in the Woods, 1872
The Cider Mill, 1880
The Huntington Library, California
The Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee
The Young Musician, 1878
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The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
The Beggars, watercolor, 1863
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
John George Brown at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
John George Brown at The Athenaeum
130 works online by Brown
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
John George Brown at CGFA
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 Edition
Complete article, now in the public domain. Obviously, some facts may have changed since 1911.
Resource Library Magazine
Hiding in the Old Oak