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John La Farge

[American Tonalist Painter, 1835-1910]

• Also known as:  John LaFarge
• Relationships: Studied under William Morris Hunt.
La Farge's students included Maria Oakey Dewing.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by John La Farge available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteButler Institute of American Art, Ohio
Kwannon Meditating on Human Life, 1908

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteJohn La Farge at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Helping Angel Window Panel, 1890

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteJohn La Farge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteJohn La Farge at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by John La Farge

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Chiefs and Performers in War Dance, Fiji, 1891

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Many works online

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Still Life of Petunias in a Glass Vase

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Athens, 1898

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Meditation of Kuwannon, watercolor, ca.1886

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Tokio Geisha Dancing in the House of Our Neighbor, Nikko, gouache, 1886

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Agathon to Erosanthe (Votive Wreath), 1861

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Sunrise in Fog over Kyoto, 1886

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Japanese Fisherman, Study of Sunlight, 1888-89

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Spring, ca.1896

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Autumn, ca.1896

John La Farge in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Magnolia Blossom, ca.1863
Self-Portrait, 1864

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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Seattle Art Museum

John La Farge at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Paradise Valley, 1866-68

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Peacock Window, 1892-1908

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:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
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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 SiteJohn La Farge in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Autumn: October. Hillside, Glen Cove, Long Island, 1860

Notable SiteJohn La Farge at CGFA  

Notable SiteStained Glass Photography

Notable SiteJohn La Farge at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by La Farge

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John La Farge  
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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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"1891 John La Farge Watercolor"

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John La Farge: Sunrise off Japan
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John La Farge: Birds and Flowera Silhouetted Against the Moon
Birds and Flowera Silhouetted Against the Moon

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Afterglow, Tautira River, Tahiti
Afterglow, Tautira River, Tahiti

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Flowers on a Window Ledge
Flowers on a Window Ledge

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