Eadweard Muybridge art links
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[British-born American Photographer, 1830-1904]
Eadweard Muybridge Works Online
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Original works by Eadweard Muybridge available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Running (Galloping), 1878
The Attitudes of Animals in Motion, 1878
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" Jumping a hurdle, black horse
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Photograph collection online
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Réunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)
2 works online
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Eadweard Muybridge at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, California
Leland Stanford Junior on His Horse Gypsy, 1879
Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
Panorama of San Francisco from California Street Hill
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University, Connecticut
Animal Locomotion, 1885
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
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Eadweard Muybridge at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
Self-portrait, albumen silver prints, 1880s
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Plate from Animal Locomotion, 1887
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
Hand Movements & Plate 530 from Animal Locomotion
(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)
Flickr Photo SharingMiscellaneous Sites:
Plates from Muybridge's Animal Locomotion
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German)
California State University WorldImages Database
Masters of Photography
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
USC Annenberg School for Communication
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A Muybridge ChronologyArticles and Reference Sites:
Photo Seminars Online
Tesseract: An experimental film about Eadweard Muybridge
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Eadweard Muybridge Multimedia:
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
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
Several short films recreated from Muybridge's motion experiments