[British Potter, 1887-1979]
Bernard Leach Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Bernard Leach at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK
From the museum's Arts and Crafts collection; choose the designer from the drop-down list, then click on the object number(s)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan
Manchester City Art Gallery, UK
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Bernard Leach at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"
Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
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British Council Arts GroupArticles and Reference Sites:
The Leach Pottery
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Bernard Leach
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
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
"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.