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John Flaxman

[English Neoclassical Sculptor, 1755-1826]

• Also known as:  John Flaxman Jr.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Portrait of William Blake, seen full face, drawing

Notable SiteJohn Flaxman at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Telemachus in Search of His Father, engraving, 1793

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Hector Chiding Paris, pen and grey ink, 1792-93

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Priam Begging for the Body of Hector

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
80 works by or related to the artist

Glencairn Museum, Pennsylvania
Deliver Us From Evil, ca.1805

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, UK
Cephalus and Aurora

John Flaxman in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Museum of London, UK
Bust of a man (John Forbes), 1821

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Cephalus and Aurora, 1789-90

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by John Flaxman online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

University College London Art Collections, England
A few small samples from the college's large Flaxman collection

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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 SiteJohn Flaxman in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJohn Flaxman in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Flaxman  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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