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Elizabeth Catlett

[African-American-born Mexican Sculptor and Printmaker, 1915-2012]

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Original works by Elizabeth Catlett available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

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

Notable SiteElizabeth Catlett at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania
The Sharecropper, color linocut, 1952 (click here for a larger image)

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Newspaper Vendor, pencil drawing, 1955

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
...and a special fear for my loved ones, woodcut, 1946

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Mother and Child

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina

DePaul University Museum, Chicago
2 linoleum prints

Hammer Museum, California
Sharecropper, 1968-70

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

Howard University Art Collection, Washington D.C.
I Am the Negro Woman, 1946
I have Special Homes, 1946
In Harriett Tubman, I Helped Hundreds to Freedom, 1946

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Fluted Head, 1991

Muskegon Museum of Art, Michigan
Glory, 1981

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Bread (or The Right to Eat), 1968

University Art Museum, Albany, New York
Crossing the Threshold: Thirty-Two Women Artists

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
4 works online

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:
(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)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Biographical info from the African American World section of the PBS website

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Elizabeth Catlett  
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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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Art + Auction Magazine
Several works by Elizabeth Catlett

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