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Gwen John

[British Painter, 1876-1939]

• Relationships: Sister of Augustus John.
Studied under James McNeill Whistler.
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    Gwen John Works Online    
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Original works by Gwen John available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in 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 SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The nun

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Young Woman in a Grey Cloak

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK
Mère Poussepin

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales
3 paintings online

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

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Norwich Museums, England

The Huntington Library, California

University College London Art Collections, England
Life Study

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Sketch of a seated cat

York Art Gallery, UK
Young Woman in a Red Shawl, ca.1920

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
8 works online when last checked

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 SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

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

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
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
Biographical info

Spartacus Educational Books

"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

Gwen John: A Painter's Life

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Portraits of Women: Gwen John and Her Forgotten Contemporaries

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