Edward Hicks art links 


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Edward Hicks: The Home of David Twining, 1787, ca.1846
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Edward Hicks

[American Folk Artist, 1780-1849]

• Relationships: Uncle of Thomas Hicks.
Hicks' students included Martin Johnson Heade.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Animals.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
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  
Penn's Treaty with the Indians, ca.1830-40

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Peaceable Kingdom, ca.1826-28

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

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
The Peaceable Kingdom, 1845-46

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Peaceable Kingdom, ca.1848

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
The Peaceable Kingdom, ca.1835-44

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
Peaceable Kingdom, 1825-30

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
Peaceable Kingdom, 1830-35

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Penn's Treaty with the Indians
The Peaceable Kingdom
, ca.1837

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

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Peaceable Kingdom of the Branch

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
A Peaceable Kingdom with Quakers Bearing Banners, 1829/30

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Grave of William Penn, 1847

Westervelt-Warner Museum of American Art, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Peaceable Kingdom, 1833 (click the "Colonial America" link)

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
The Peaceable Kingdom, ca.1833

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 SiteEdward Hicks at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteEdward Hicks at The Athenaeum  
7 works online by Hicks

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Edward Hicks at CGFA  

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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Edward Hicks  
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 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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
The Peaceable Kingdom, ca.1833

Resource Library Magazine

"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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Edward Hicks: Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom

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Kingdoms of Edward Hicks


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