Arthur Wesley Dow art links
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Arthur Wesley Dow
[American Painter, 1857-1922]
Arthur Wesley Dow Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan NEW!
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Photograph collection online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Arthur Wesley Dow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago NEW!
4 works online
Virtual Museum of Canada
The Hill Field, 1908-10
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Arthur Wesley Dow at The Athenaeum Articles and Reference Sites:
52 works online by Dow
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
The New York Observer
"Dow at Spanierman Gallery: Major Show for Minor Guy", article by Hilton Kramer
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Composition: A Series of Exercises in Art Structure
Arthur Wesley Dow and the American Arts and Crafts
Harmony of Reflected Light: The Photographs of Arthur Wesley Dow