Asher B. Durand art links 


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Asher B. Durand: The Stranded Ship, 1844
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Asher B. Durand

[American Hudson River School Painter, 1796-1886]

• Also known as:  Asher Brown Durand
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by Asher B. Durand available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteAsher B. Durand at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteAsher B. Durand at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Albany Institute of History and Art, New York
An Old Man's Reminiscences

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
The Hunter, 1846

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio   NEW!
The Trysting Tree (click the "Hudson River School" link to see this painting)

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Kindred Spirits, 1849

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
A Reminiscence of the Catskill Clove, 1858

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Catskill Meadows in Summer, 1861

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
Hudson River Looking toward the Catskills, 1847

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
View near Rutland, Vermont, 1837

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
A Symbol, 1856

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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Maryland State Archives

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Cows in the Valley, Watering
Genesee Oaks

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of the City of New York
Dance on the Battery in the Presence of Peter Stuyvesant, 1838

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
4 works online

New-York Historical Society
Dozens of paintings catalogued

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Rocky Cliff, ca.1860

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
Woodland Interior, ca.1855

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont
Landscape with Rocks

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Landscape, 1849

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Kaaterskill Clove, 1850
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Virtual Museum of Canada
Dover Plain, Dutchess County, New York, 1848

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

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 SiteAsher B. Durand at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAsher B. Durand at The Artchive  

Notable SiteAsher B. Durand at The Athenaeum  
49 works online by Durand

Notable SiteAsher B. Durand in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

Asher B. Durand at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Western hero: Visions and Revisions

White Mountain Art and Artists

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Asher B. Durand  
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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

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Progress (The Advance of Civilization), 1853

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