Christopher Dresser art links 



More options


Christopher Dresser

[Scottish Designer, 1834-1904]

• Browse all:  British artists  /  designers

Link to this page
Report a broken link


    Christopher Dresser Works Online    
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteDesign Museum, London, UK

Notable SiteChristopher Dresser at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteChristopher Dresser at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Vase, 1879

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

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

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Seau, 1874

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Toast rack designed, ca.1880

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Water Kettle and Stand

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City
Click "visit the website" for a presentation about a 2004 exhibition

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Mint Museum of Art, North Carolina
Tri-legged Sugar Bowl

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
4 works online

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
58 works online

Christopher Dresser at the The British Museum, London, UK

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Micro-site for a 2004 exhibition about Christopher Dresser

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

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   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 SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Additional Image Search Tools:   NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)

      Flickr: "Christopher Dresser"      
Google Images: "Christopher Dresser"      
Bing Images: "Christopher Dresser"   
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Christopher Dresser  
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.

The Magazine Antiques
"At Home with Christopher Dresser"

The Magazine Antiques
Image 7 in the slideshow is a decanter with glasses by Christopher Dresser

"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.
look inside

Traditional Arts and Crafts of Japan

look inside

Principles of Victorian Decorative Design

look inside

Christopher Dresser


Great Gifts - Great Prices

Most posters & prints are
between $10 and $70
Own this art print
Tea-service with gilt interiors
Tea-service with gilt interiors

More prints...
Framing Tip:
A mat helps protect original artworks from damage. With posters, a mat is optional.
More tips...

Search Artcyclopedia:
Or, browse artists.. by Movement by Medium
by Subjectby Nationality
by Namelist all Women Artists

We cannot be responsible for the content of external web sites.

All images and text on this Christopher Dresser page are copyright 2011 by John Malyon/Specifica, Inc., unless otherwise noted. Note that the listings on this site are a unique compilation of information and are protected by copyright worldwide.


This artist:
Art Museums
Art Market
Image Archives
Top 30 Artists
Art News
Art Museums Worldwide
About Us