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Sir Thomas Lawrence: Portrait of a Woman
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Sir Thomas Lawrence

[English Painter, 1769-1830]

• Relationships: Studio assistants included John Simpson.
Lawrence's students included Thomas Sully and Samuel Lane.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Original works by Sir Thomas Lawrence available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Portrait of Elizabeth, Marchioness Conyngham, 1801-02

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
3 drawings online

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 SiteSir Thomas Lawrence at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Ewan Law, M.P., 1788/95

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Samuel Woodburn, 1820

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
5 works by Lawrence

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteSir Thomas Lawrence at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Mr. and Mrs. John Julius Angerstein

Notable SiteSir Thomas Lawrence at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Satan and Beelzebub, 1795-97

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Sir Alexander Mackenzie

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry, 1825

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
The Cavendish Children

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
3 works online

Notable SiteVatican Museums, Vatican City
Portrait of George IV of England

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Portrait of Eleanor, Lady Wigram

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
The Countess of Bradford

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Caroline Matilda Sotheron, ca.1808

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

City of Gloucester Collections, England
Rev. Daniel Lysons

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
7 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
2 works online

DePaul University Museum, Chicago
Portrait of a Woman

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
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Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Julia, Lady Peel
Miss Louisa Murray

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

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Study of a Young Girl

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Portrait of Sir Samuel Shepherd, 1796

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Admiral Frank Sotheron

Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris
Portrait présumé de la princesse Clémentine de Metternich

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

Museo Glauco Lombardi, Parma, Italy
Portrait of Count Guglielmo di Montenuovo

Museo Glauco Lombardi, Parma, Italy
Portrait of the sculptor Antonio Canova

Museums of Geneva, Switzerland (in French)  
Portrait of Mrs. John Angerstein, born Amelia Lock, and her Oldest Child

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Norwich Museums, England

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Portrait of Baron Bexley, 1824

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia
A portrait miniature by Thomas Lawrence

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Portrait of General Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, ca.1811

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
Reputed Portrait of the 2nd Earl of Liverpool

The Huntington Library, California
About 13 paintings online

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Portrait of David Lyon, ca.1825

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Mrs Littleton, 1822

Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Harriet Anne, Countess of Belfast, ca.1822-23

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, England
Self Portrait, 1787

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Richard Payne Knight

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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 SiteSir Thomas Lawrence at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSir Thomas Lawrence at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteSir Thomas Lawrence in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Sir Thomas Lawrence at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
Portrait of Arthur Atherley as an Etonian

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales
Portrait of Countess Thérèse Czernin, née Orsini und Rosenberg

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir Thomas Lawrence  
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
Biographical info

Spartacus Educational Books

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on George IV, 1822

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