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Loïs Mailou Jones

[African-American Harlem Renaissance Painter, 1905-1998]

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Original works by Loïs Mailou Jones available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHoward University Art Collection, Washington D.C.
Biographical information and many paintings by the artist, who was a professor of art at the university from 1930 to 1977

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteLois Mailou Jones at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
2 works online

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
A Student at Howard, watercolor, 1947

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Howard University Art Collection, Washington D.C.
Lulu Vere Childers, 1964

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

University Art Museum, Albany, New York
Crossing the Threshold: Thirty-Two Women Artists

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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:
Lois Mailou Jones at CGFA


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Miscellaneous Sites:
Presence Africaine

Rhapsodies in Black

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Still Life - Wine & Fruit

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Still Life with Fruit and Wine on a Table

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lois Mailou Jones  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Artnet Magazine
Jennie, 1943

Resource Library Magazine

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The Life and Art of Lois Mailou Jones


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