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[German-born American Illustrator, 1840-1902]
Thomas Nast Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Drawings collection online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Thomas Nast at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
(Undocumented Feature: In many cases the raw JPG image is much larger than displayed on the screen)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York
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
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
A Soldier's Lot Is Not a Happy One
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University, New Jersey
Images from the Princeton Library cartoon collection
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
The Huntington Library, California
U.S. Senate Art Collection
5 political cartoons
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
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)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
New York Public Library Digital GalleryMiscellaneous Sites:
The History Project at U.C. Davis
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
The World of Thomas NastArticles and Reference Sites:
Graphic Witness: Visual Arts & Social Commentary
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Thomas Nast
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
"Let Us Prey" Boss Tweed cartoon