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John Frederick Peto

[American Painter, 1854-1907]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Still Life/Trompe L'Oeil.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteJohn Frederick Peto at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
After Night's Study, 1890/1900

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
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Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Old Time Card Rack, 1900

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Mug, Pipe and Biscuits

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York
Still Life with Mug, Pipe, and Book, 1880

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

John Frederick Peto in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Articles Hung on a Door

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Reminiscences of 1865

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Still Life with a Hat, an Umbrella, and a Bag

Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
My Studio Door, 1895

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

John Frederick Peto at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Still Life with Lard Oil Lamp, ca.1900

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
In the Library

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

La Fayette Database of American Art in French National Collections

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:
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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 SiteJohn Frederick Peto at The Artchive  
Office Board for the Smith Bros. Coal Co.

Notable SiteJohn Frederick Peto at The Athenaeum  
59 works online by Peto

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

John Frederick Peto at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Frederick Peto  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
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Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Resource Library Magazine
Old Time Letter Rack

John Frederick Peto at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The John Frederick Peto and Peto family papers online

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