John Frederick Peto Works Online
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Original works by John Frederick Peto available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
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Lights of Other Days
Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio
Book, Mug, Candlestick and Pipe, ca.1890s
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
John Frederick Peto at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
After Night's Study, 1890/1900
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
John Frederick Peto at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Paintings collection online
John Frederick Peto at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
7 works by John Frederick Peto
The 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)
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Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
John Frederick Peto in the Artchive Articles and Reference Sites:
Office Board for the Smith Bros. Coal Co.
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John Frederick Peto at CGFA
John Frederick Peto at The Athenaeum
59 works online by Peto
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
California State University WorldImages Database
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Frederick Peto
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Grove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)
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
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)
Resource Library Magazine
Old Time Letter Rack
Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The John Frederick Peto and Peto family papers online