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 Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Eadweard Muybridge online
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Photograph collection online
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
26 works online when last checked
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Réunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)
2 works online
Eadweard Muybridge at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
The Galloping Horse, 1887
Rijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
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
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Eadweard Muybridge in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Eadweard Muybridge at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
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
(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
Answers.com reference works Multimedia:
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Eadweard Muybridge
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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
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
Several short films recreated from Muybridge's motion experiments