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Kay Nielsen

[Danish-born American Golden Age Illustrator, 1886-1957]

• Also known as:  Kay Rasmus Nielsen
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children's Books.
• Browse all:  Danish artists / American artists  /  illustrators

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    Kay Nielsen Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
The Carpenter, Kneeling Couple with their Baby

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
The Water Mother, 1919-20

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 SiteKay Nielsen at The Art Renewal Center

Art Passions

Faeries at LaLa's Land
The Good Fairy

SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages

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Miscellaneous Sites:
ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive
Illustrations from The Twelve Dancing Princesses

ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive
Illustrations from East of the Sun and West of the Moon

ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive
Illustrations from Hansel And Gretel

Nina Auerbach's Homepage

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Bud Plant Illustrated Books
Biography with sample images

The Endicott Studio
"The Arabian Nights of Kay Nielsen"

Books and Posters
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