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Robert Scott Duncanson: Landscape with Rainbow, 1859
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Robert Scott Duncanson

[African-American Hudson River School Painter, 1821-1872]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by Robert Scott Duncanson available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteRobert Scott Duncanson at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
4 works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
A View of Asheville, North Carolina, 1850

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteRobert Scott Duncanson at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Several paintings by Robert Scott Duncanson

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Mayan Ruins, Yucatan

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Howard University Art Collection, Washington D.C.
The Water Nymphs (The Surprise), 1868
Classical Landscape with Ruins, 1854
Minnehala Falls, MN, 1862

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Landscape, 1851

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
A View in the Laurentian Mountains, near Quebec, 1865

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum of Art, Georgia
Chapultepec Castle, ca.1855

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
The Quarry, ca.1855-63

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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteRobert Scott Duncanson at The Athenaeum  
15 works online by Duncanson

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Biographical info from the African American World section of the PBS website

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.

Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
"Robert S. Duncanson's Murals in the Light of Luminism", an illustrated article in .PDF format

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