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Robert Henri: Snow in New York, 1902
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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Robert Henri

[American Ashcan School Painter, 1865-1929]

• Relationships: Studied under Thomas Anshutz and Robert Vonnoh.
Henri's students included George Bellows, Leon Kroll, Edward Hopper, Rockwell Kent and Victor Higgins.
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A satisfactory painting of a head is almost the highest piece of composition.
- Robert Henri, The Art Spirit


    Robert Henri Works Online    
Categorized & Annotated
Commercial Galleries:  Galleries: We invite you to register and list your site (no charge for this service)
Original works by Robert Henri 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 SiteRobert Henri at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteRobert Henri at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
The Art Student (Miss Josephine Nivison), 1906

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

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

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Market at Concarneau

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Girl Seated by the Sea, 1893

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteRobert Henri at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's database

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Dutch Girl, 1910

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Missouri

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
The Irish Girl, ca.1900

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, New York   NEW!
Moira, 1924

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Jimmie in Blue Jumper, 1920

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
The Old Model, ca.1912

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Coal Breaker, 1902

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)

Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
La Madrile, 1910

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio

Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Patience (From the Gypsy Camp), 1916 (scroll right to image 11)

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Patience Serious, 1915

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Beatrice, 1919

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Agnes In Red, 1921

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Whistle, 1910

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
La Reina Mora, 1906

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Indian Girl in White Ceremonial Blanket, 1917

Crocker Art Museum, California
The Romany Girl

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Jessica Penn in Black with White Plumes, 1908

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
Guide to Croaghan, 1913

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Mary Ann with her Basket, ca.1910

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Monhegan Island, 1903
In the Woods, ca.1890

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Portrait of Mary Patton, 1927

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina
The Green Fan (Girl of Toledo, Spain), 1912

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Lady in Black Velvet (Portrait of Eulabee Dix Becker) , 1911

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

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Pet (Wee Annie Lavelle), 1927

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Woman in Pink on Beach, 1893

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Portrait of Carl Sprinchorn

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Portrait of Fi, 1907

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

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.)

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Portrait of Marjorie Henri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
The Art Student (Miss Josephine Nivison)

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson
Young Woman in Yellow Satin, 1907

Morse Museum of American Art, Florida
Happy Girl, ca.1910

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida
Village Girl - Lily Cow, 1915

Museum of Nebraska Art at the University of Nebraska

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Alexander Stirling Calder, 1910
George Wesley Bellows, 1911

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
Portrait of Dieguito Roybal, San Ildefonso Pueblo

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Edna Smith, 1915

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
The Laundress, 1916

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Click thumbnail #7

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Seattle Art Museum

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
A total of 16 works online

Robert Henri at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
Photograph of Everett Shinn, Robert Henri, and John Sloan, 1896

Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg
3 works online

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Laughing Girl

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

Stark Museum of Art, Texas

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
(Click on the artwork title, not the thumbnail, to enlarge the image)

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

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Portrait of Willie Gee, 1904

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 SiteRobert Henri at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteRobert Henri at The Artchive  

Notable SiteRobert Henri at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Henri

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Robert Henri at CGFA  

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

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Salon Acquisitions in France by the Service des Beaux-Arts, 1864-1901 (in French)  
(Vintage documentation; reproductions are monochrome but usually quite large)
La neige, from the Salon of 1899

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Robert Henri  
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

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri" (2007)

"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.
search inside

The Art Spirit

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Robert Henri: His Life and Art


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