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Sir William Orpen

[Irish Painter, 1878-1931]

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Original works by Sir William Orpen available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

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

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
5 works online by Orpen

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Notable SitePortrait Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Sir Robert Borden (1854-1937), 1919

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland
Man of the West

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock, Scotland
Afternoon Sleep

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
4 works online

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Herbert Barnard John Everett, ca.1900

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Norwich Museums, England

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
Portrait of Alexander,1st Lord Faringdon

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Portrait of the Artist, 1908

University of Aberdeen Marischal Museum, Scotland
George Adam Smith

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
4 works online when last checked

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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)

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 SiteGoogle Art Project
Zonnebeke (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteSir William Orpen at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Sir William Orpen at CGFA

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir William Orpen  
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

Articles and Texticles (Michael Hirsh's Blog on Art + Animation)
Series of 4 illustrated blog posts about William Orpen

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