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James Gillray

[English Illustrator, 1757-1815]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  
Many works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
2 works online

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
36 works online

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
2 works online

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Gout, colored etching, 1799

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Political cartoon

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Basting of an ox

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

McCord Museum of Canadian History, Montreal, Quebec

National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
Information about a 2007 exhibition of the artist's work

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

National Library of Australia, Canberra

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University, New Jersey
Images from the Princeton Library cartoon collection

Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Fat - Cattle

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

James Gillray at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

University of Virginia Health Sciences Library
(There may be other examples of the artist's work throughout the online exhibit)

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJames Gillray at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJames Gillray in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The British Library, London, UK

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on James Gillray  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

London Review of Books
Review of an exhibition of Gillray's work at the Tate Britain

Spartacus Educational Books

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