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Richard Cosway

[English Rococo Era Miniaturist, 1742-1821]

• Relationships: Husband of Maria Cosway.
Studied under Thomas Hudson.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

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

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Several portraits online

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works by or related to the artist

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
2 works online

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

National Library of Australia, Canberra

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Portrait of Horace Beckford at Age 13, 1790

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

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 SiteRichard Cosway in the Web Gallery of Art  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
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Miscellaneous Sites:
UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

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