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[American Painter, 1856-1937]
Walter Gay Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database
Walter Gay at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 objects online
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Fragonard Room, 1926
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Walter Gay at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
La Fayette Database of American Art in French National Collections
4 works online
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)
Walter Gay at The AthenaeumArticles and Reference Sites:
4 works online
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
Additional Image Search Tools:
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
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
Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
View from a London Window