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[Irish-born American Painter, 1819-1878]
James Hamilton Works Online
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Original works by James Hamilton available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Watercolor collection online
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
James Hamilton at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Sunset at the Seacoast, 1874
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
In the Salt Marshes of N.J., 1872
The Huntington Library, California
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
James Hamilton at The Athenaeum Articles and Reference Sites:
2 works online
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.