George P.A. Healy art links 


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George P.A. Healy: William Tecumseh Sherman, 1866
Photograph by Cliff, Creative Commons licensed


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George P.A. Healy

[American Painter, 1813-1894]

• Also known as:  George Peter Alexander Healy
• Relationships: Studied under Thomas Couture and Baron Antoine-Jean Gros.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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    George P.A. Healy Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

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

Notable SiteGeorge P.A. Healy at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1862

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina
Portrait of John C. Calhoun, 1845

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

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

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

George P.A. Healy at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of John Caldwell Calhoun

George P.A. Healy at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of James Buchanan

George P.A. Healy at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of John Tyler

George P.A. Healy at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

George P.A. Healy at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Franklin Pierce

George P.A. Healy at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Martin Van Buren

New-York Historical Society

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Speed Art Museum, Kentucky
Sallie Ward, 1860

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Portrait-Bust of a Man, 1865

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Arch of Titus, 1871

U.S. Senate Art Collection
Joseph Gales

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

La Fayette Database of American Art in French National Collections

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)
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 SiteGeorge P.A. Healy at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Illinois Historical Art Project
Portrait of Daniel Webster

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on George P.A. Healy  
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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.

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