John Ferren Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
John Ferren at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
No. 168 Mallorca, 1934
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago NEW!
Sea Forms, 1937
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
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Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft DetailArticles and Reference Sites:
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.