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Rockwell Kent

[American Painter and Printmaker, 1882-1971]

• Relationships: Studied under William Merritt Chase, Robert Henri and Kenneth Hayes Miller.
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    Rockwell Kent Works Online    
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Commercial Galleries:  Galleries: We invite you to register and list your site (no charge for this service)
Original works by Rockwell Kent available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteCleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Many works online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas
Many works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
26 paintings

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Landscape with Distant Mountains ("Tierra del Fuego"), 1928-30
The Seiners, 1910-13

Notable SiteRockwell Kent at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteRockwell Kent at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2 works by Rockwell Kent

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

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
4 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
19 works by the artist

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
And Now Where

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
And Women Must Weep

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Monhegan, Maine, 1950

Crocker Art Museum, California
March Greenland, 1932-33

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
3 works online

Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Endless Energy For Limitless Living

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Maine Coast, ca.1907

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
Page forward to see additional works on the next page

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Glen (Ireland), 1926-27

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

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

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
2 landscape paintings online

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Plattsburgh State University Art Museum, New York
Selections from the museums's Rockwell Kent collection

Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Headlands, Monhegan

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Rockwell Kent at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Rockwell Kent at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Southern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
Skelpoonagh, Donegal Ireland, 1927

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
3 works online

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
Hail and Farewell, woodcut

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Baker of the Bread of Abundance, 1945

Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
August XXIII, MCMXXVII, woodcut

 
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   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteRockwell Kent in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteRockwell Kent at The Athenaeum
5 works online

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft Detail
Man and Woman Holding Flag

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

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Rockwell Kent  
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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
First Snow, Greenland, 1931

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"The Archetypal Landscapes of Rockwell Kent" (2005)

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Resource Library Magazine
The View from Asgaard: Rockwell Kent's Adirondack Legacy

Resource Library Magazine
Ressurection Bay, Alaska

Resource Library Magazine

The New York Observer
"Two Rockwell Kents: A Moby-Dick Etcher And Stalin Admirer", article by Hilton Kramer


"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.
 
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Voyaging: Southward from the Strait of Magellan


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Distant Shores: The Odyssey of Rockwell Kent


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Rockwell Kent's Forgotten Landscape


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The View from Asgaard: Rockwell Kent's Adirondack Legacy


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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