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Chester Harding: Daniel Boone, 1820
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Chester Harding

[American Painter, 1792-1866]

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Original works by Chester Harding available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Thomas Abthorpe Cooper

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteChester Harding at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteChester Harding at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by Chester Harding

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

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

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Chester Harding at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Joseph Story

Chester Harding at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of James Madison

New-York Historical Society
2 paintings online

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
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Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
5 paintings

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   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteChester Harding in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteChester Harding at The Athenaeum  
2 works online by Harding

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Tennessee Portrait Project
Colonel John Speed Smith

Tennessee Portrait Project
Eliza Lewis Clay Smith

The Western hero: Visions and Revisions

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Chester Harding  
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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.

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