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[British Painter, born in 1926]
Leon Kossoff Works Online
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Original works by Leon Kossoff available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Children's Swimming Pool, Friday Evening, 1970
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2 works by Kossoff
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid NEW!
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish) Miscellaneous Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools:
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The First PostArticles and Reference Sites:
Christ Church, Winter Evening, 1992
British Council Arts Group
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"
UK Government Art Collection
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
The London Evening Standard
"A very sketchy show", 2007 article by Brian Sewell
The New York Observer
"Mud and Fog on Canvas: Kossoff and Lucian Freud", article by Hilton Kramer
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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