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Roy De Forest

[American Painter, 1930-2007]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

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

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteRoy De Forest at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
4 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Crocker Art Museum, California
Recollections of a Sword Swallower, 1968

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

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
The Dipolar Girls Take a Voyage on the St. Lawrence

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Painters of the Rain Forest, 1991

San Jose Museum of Art, California
Slow Time in Arcadia, 1977

San Jose Museum of Art, California
Hans Bricker in the Tropics, 1974

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
American Cowboy
(Click on "thumbnails")

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
American Cowboy, 1976

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)
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:
Howard Tullman's Art Collection
Untitled, 1986

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Roy De Forest at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
2004 interview from the Oral History project (with sound clip)

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