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[German Sculptor, 1877-1947]
Georg Kolbe Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Georg Kolbe at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City 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
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Study for the Beethoven Monument
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Miscellaneous Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Digital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
Large Seated Woman, 1929
Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Chris Miller's Gallery of Figure Sculpture of the 20th CenturyArticles and Reference Sites:
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.