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John Frederick Kensett

[American Hudson River School Painter, 1816-1872]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by John Frederick Kensett available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

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 SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

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

Notable SiteJohn Frederick Kensett at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
The Temple of Neptune, Paestum

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Mt. Mansfield from Malletts Bay, Lake Champlain

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Untitled (landscape), watercolor

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
Fourteen Mile Island, Lake George

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Esopus Creek

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
Marine View of Beacon Rock, Newport Harbor, 1864

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Mount Washington from the Valley of Conway, 1851

Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Mt. Washington in the White Mountains, 1856

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

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

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
View at Conway, ca.1850

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages, Stony Brook, New York
(Click on the object number for the artwork title & other information)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Maryland State Archives

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
A Showery Day, Lake George

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont
Landscape, Village in Distance

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Lakes of Killarney

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
5 works online

New-York Historical Society
6 paintings online

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University
Flinstone, New Hampshire, 1850

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
Sunset over the Catskills, 1855

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
Mount Chocorua, 1857

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
Reminiscences of the Catskill Mountains, 1853

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Silver Flume Waterfall

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Almy Pond, Newport, ca.1857
Near Newport, Rhode Island, 1872

The Huntington Library, California

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

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 SiteJohn Frederick Kensett at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJohn Frederick Kensett at The Artchive  

Notable SiteJohn Frederick Kensett at The Athenaeum  
132 works online by Kensett

Notable SiteJohn Frederick Kensett in the Web Gallery of Art  

California State University WorldImages Database  

John Frederick Kensett at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
White Mountain Art and Artists

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Frederick Kensett  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

The New York Observer
"In Landscape Paintings, Kensett Found Clarity", article by Hilton Kramer

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"19th-Century John F. Kensett Paintings"

Books and Posters
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