Louis Eilshemius art links
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[American Painter, 1864-1941]
Louis Eilshemius Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Louis Eilshemius at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
The 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
(Undocumented Feature: In many cases the raw JPG image is much larger than displayed on the screen)
Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Evening Light, Ellenville, NY
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)
(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)
Louis Eilshemius at The AthenaeumArticles and Reference Sites:
Louis Eilshemius at CGFA
Additional Image Search Tools:
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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
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