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Sonia Delaunay: Jeune fille endormie, 1907
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed



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Sonia Delaunay

[Ukrainian-born French Abstract Painter and Designer, 1885-1979]

• Also known as:  Sonia Delaunay-Terk
• Relationships: Wife of Robert Delaunay.
Member of the Abstraction-Creation Group in Paris, 1930s.
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Original works by Sonia Delaunay available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Trans-Siberian Express (La Prose du Transsiberien et de la Petite Jehanne de France), 1913

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteSonia Delaunay at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
2 works online when last checked

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Calderara Foundation Collection, Milan, Italy
3 works online

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Portuguese Market, 1915

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

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida

Tate Gallery, London, UK
2 works online

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Simultaneous Dresses (The Three Women), 1925

Villa Croce Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
2 works online

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
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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 SiteSonia Delaunay at The Athenaeum
7 works online by Delaunay

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

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

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Art Collection of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia
Untitled, 49/125

Kubisme (Cubism) (in Dutch)  

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sonia Delaunay  
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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

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Robert and Sonia Delaunay at the Centre Pompidou

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Viertel, 1968
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