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Marsden Hartley

[American Painter, 1877-1943]

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Original works by Marsden Hartley available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Abstraction, ca.1914

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Himmel, ca.1914-15 (Zoom)

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Down East Young Blades, ca.1940

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteMarsden Hartley at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
8 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Self-Portrait as a Draughtsman, drawing

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Cascade of Devotion - Mexico

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
After the Storm, Vinalhaven, 1938-39

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Still Life: Peaches and One Pomegranate, graphite, 1927

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
(Undocumented Feature: In many cases the raw JPG image is much larger than displayed on the screen)

Cape Ann Historical Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts
Rocks, Dogtown, 1930s

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Brilliant Autumn, Landscape #28, 1930

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Berlin Abstraction

Crocker Art Museum, California
Fisherman's Family

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Hall of the Mountain King, ca.1908-09

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Shell and Sea, Anemones, Gloucester

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

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Grey Gull, 1940-41

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Backwaters Up Millinocket Way, 1939-40

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Waterfall, Morse Pond

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
El Santo

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Indian Fantasy, 1914

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University
New Mexico Landscape, ca.1920-23

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Click thumbnail #5 for New Mexico

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Click thumbnail #6 for Surf on Reef

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Kinsman Falls, 1930

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Still Life, ca.1929-30

Seattle Art Museum

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
6 paintings online

Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
A couple of images from a 2005 exhibition

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

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Still Life - Calla Lilies, 1920s

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid   NEW!
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
E, 1915

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
Star Fish and Shells, 1936

University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford
Duck & Robin

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Still Life, 1912 (click "next" a couple of times)

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 SiteMarsden Hartley at The Artchive

Notable SiteMarsden Hartley at The Athenaeum
15 works online

California State University WorldImages Database

Marsden Hartley at CGFA

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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Chanties to the North

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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Miscellaneous Sites:
ArtsNet Minnesota
Portrait, ca.1914-15

ArtsNet Minnesota
Storm Clouds, Maine, 1906-07

Cleophas and His Own: A North Atlantic Tragedy, by Marsden Hartley
Website for a film inspired by Hartley's prose poem

Repository of Abstract Art
New Mexico Recollections, No.12, 1922-23

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Marsden Hartley  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

Art + Auction Magazine
Painting No. 3, 1913

"The Return of the Native"

Resource Library Magazine
Marsden Hartley: American Modern

Resource Library Magazine

Resource Library Magazine
Marsden Hartley at the Weatherspoon Art Gallery

The New York Observer
"Marsden Hartley Was One of a Kind, Poet and Painter", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Praising Marsden Hartley, Great American Painter", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"The Searcher", 2003 article by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"The X Factor", 1998 article by Peter Schjeldahl (via Artnet)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Somehow a Past: The Autobiography of Marsden Hartley

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Seeking the Spiritual: The Paintings of Marsden Hartley

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