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[English Painter, ca.1731-1821]
William Pether Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand
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
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
William Pether at the The British Museum, London, UK
The Huntington Library, California
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
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RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
Additional Image Search Tools:
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.