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Walter Crane: Neptune's Horses (detail), 1892

 

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Walter Crane
[English Golden Age Illustrator, 1845-1915]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children's Books.
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    Walter Crane Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Many paintings online

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

Notable SiteWalter Crane at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Mrs Walter Crane, 1882

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK
From the museum's Arts and Crafts collection; choose the designer from the drop-down list, then click on the object number(s)

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

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

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Walter Crane in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Ecclesiastical Embroidery

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Walter Crane at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle, England
Costume Design for Patience, 1880-90

University of Dundee Fine Art Collection, Scotland
Poppy Time, 1893

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Trees in a Park, ca.1871-75

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

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

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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 SiteWalter Crane at CGFA  

Notable SiteWalter Crane at The Athenaeum  
My Soul is an Enchanted Boat

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Walter Crane at ArtMagick

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages

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Miscellaneous Sites:
A Celebration of Women Writers
The full text of The Cuckoo Clock, with Crane's illustrations

Children's Books Online: The Rosetta Project
The Marquis of Carabas' Picture Book, illustrated by Walter Crane

Children's Literature Resources at Indiana University

Nina Auerbach's Homepage

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The British Library, London, UK

The Marxist Internet Satire Archive
Selection of political cartoons

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Running Horse
Horses of Neptune

The Victorian Web

UK Government Art Collection

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Walter Crane  
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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Spartacus Educational Books


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
 
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Don Quixote of the Mancha


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Illustrations from the Faerie Queen (Dover)


 
 
 
 
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The Earth And Spring, 1875
The Earth And Spring, 1875

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Walter Crane: Neptune's Horses
Neptune's Horses

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Walter Crane: Pandora Opens the Box
Pandora Opens the Box

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The Fate of Persephone, 1877
The Fate of Persephone, 1877

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