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William Glackens: Beach Umbrellas at Blue Point, ca.1915
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William Glackens

[American Ashcan School Painter, 1870-1938]

• Also known as:  William James Glackens
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Original works by William Glackens available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteWilliam Glackens at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
The Promenade, 1927

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteWilliam Glackens at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's database

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Bathers at Bellport, ca.1912

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
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Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Woman in Blue Dress, 1936

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Captain's Pier, 1912-14

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Merry Christmas (Yuletide Revels), 1910

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
The Arch, Washington Square

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Summer Day, Bellport, Long Island, 1913 (scroll right to image 7)

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Luxembourg Gardens

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Miss Olga D., 1910

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
The Horse Chestnut Tree, Washington Square, ca.1915-19

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Girls on the Shore, 1922

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Beach at Blue Point

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Museum of Art at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Ernest Lawson, 1910

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
Washington Square, 1910

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Mahone Bay

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
4 works online

The Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania
Race Track, 1909

The Huntington Library, California

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Virtual Museum of Canada
Beach Umbrellas at Blue Point, ca.1915

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Outside Cannes, 1925

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

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)

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 SiteWilliam Glackens at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWilliam Glackens at The Artchive

Notable SiteWilliam Glackens at The Athenaeum
27 works online

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home

California State University WorldImages Database

William Glackens at CGFA
41 paintings on 3 pages

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web


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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on William Glackens  
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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.

Resource Library Magazine
Summer, 1914

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