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James McBey Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas 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)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
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
Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
The Mirage, 1925
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
Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
The Huntington Library, California
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked
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)
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:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
British Council Arts GroupArticles and Reference Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.