Louis Eilshemius art links
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[American Painter, 1864-1941]
Louis Eilshemius Works Online
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Original works by Louis Eilshemius available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of ChicagoArt Market:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Page forward for a total of about 25 works illustrated online
Louis Eilshemius at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
1 work online when last checked
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
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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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist SignaturesPictures from Image Archives:
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)
Louis Eilshemius at CGFAMiscellaneous Sites:
Louis Eilshemius at The Athenaeum
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Collection New York (a private collector who has put some of his or her collection online)Articles and Reference Sites:
On the Bridge
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