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[German-born American Abstract Painter, 1899-1985]
Werner Drewes Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Werner Drewes at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Many works online
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
5 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts
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
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
The Huntington Library, California
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Titlepage of Portfolio, It Can't Happen Here, 1934
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:
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
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Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft DetailArticles and Reference Sites:
3 works online when last checked
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia