David Octavius Hill art links
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David Octavius Hill
[Scottish Painter and Photographer, 1802-1870]
David Octavius Hill Works Online
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
David Octavius Hill at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
9 works online
Eastman House Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, New York
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
21 works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Mark Napier, photograph
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Portrait of James Drummond, salt print, 1845
Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
Sir William Allan, 1843-47
Carlos Museum at Emory University, Georgia
View along Newhaven Beach
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
The Firth of Forth, oil on panel
Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Scottish Fishwives, Washaday Group
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Stephen Rintoul, editor of the Spectator
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
The Huntington Library, California
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Group of Six Gentlemen, Edinburgh, 1843
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
Masters of Photography
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
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on David Octavius Hill
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia