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Louis Eilshemius

[American Painter, 1864-1941]

• Also known as:  Louis Michel Elshemus
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Original works by Louis Eilshemius available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Meandering Woman

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Page forward for a total of about 25 works illustrated online

Notable SiteLouis Eilshemius at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
1 work online when last checked

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
8 works online

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
The Bather, before 1936

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Canton Museum of Art, Ohio

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Louis Eilshemius in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Evening Light, Ellenville, NY

Louis Eilshemius at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Louis Eilshemius at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

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)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 72

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 SiteLouis Eilshemius at CGFA

Notable SiteLouis Eilshemius at The Athenaeum

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Collection New York (a private collector who has put some of his or her collection online)
On the Bridge

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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
Louis Eilshemius's "Svengali-Like Stare": Mesmerism and the Artist's Figurative Paintings

The New York Observer
"From Eilshemius Show, Auguring of Good Season", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Extraordinary Eilshemius Finally Getting Elevated", article by Hilton Kramer

The Village Voice
"Insider Out", 2001 article by Jerry Saltz

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