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Eadweard Muybridge

[British-born American Photographer, 1830-1904]

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Original works by Eadweard Muybridge available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Running (Galloping), 1878
The Attitudes of Animals in Motion, 1878

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" Jumping a hurdle, black horse

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Includes biographical information about the artist

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

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
2 works online

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art  

Notable SiteEadweard 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
Elephant Walking

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

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 SiteFlickr Photo Sharing
Plates from Muybridge's Animal Locomotion

Notable SiteWikimedia 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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Miscellaneous Sites:
A Muybridge Chronology

Photo Seminars Online

Tesseract: An experimental film about Eadweard Muybridge

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Eadweard Muybridge  
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 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

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
Several short films recreated from Muybridge's motion experiments

"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.
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River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West

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Animals in Motion

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The Human Figure in Motion

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Muybridge's Complete Human and Animal Locomotion, Vol.1

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Muybridge's Complete Human and Animal Locomotion, Vol.3

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The Male and Female Figure in Motion

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Horses and Other Animals in Motion


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