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[American Painter, 1923-2004]
Jess Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas 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)
Jess at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Suspended in Vacancy, He Seemed to Float, 1965
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
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
Jess at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
Philadelphia Museum of Art
San Jose Museum of Art, California
A couple of images from a 2007 exhibition
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Goddess Because II, 1956
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish) Articles and Reference Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.