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Joseph Highmore

[English Painter, 1692-1780]

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

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

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

Notable SitePortrait Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
James Wolfe (1727-1759), ca.1749

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
Queen Caroline of Ansbach, ca.1735

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
Arthur Onslow MP

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
The artist's wife Susanna, son Anthony and daughter Susanna, ca.1728

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Four men seated at a table

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Holburne Museum of Art, Bath, England
Samuel Richardson, ca.1747

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
7 works online

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Captain William Gordon, circa 1709-68, ca.1750

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Flora MacDonald

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Portrait of an Unidentified Lady, ca.1755

The Huntington Library, California

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Portrait of a Man

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Portrait of an unknown woman and child

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, England
The Family of Eldred Lancelot Lee

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

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 SiteJoseph Highmore at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJoseph Highmore in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Joseph Highmore at CGFA  

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:
UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Joseph Highmore  
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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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