Willy Pogany art links 


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Willy Pogány: What the sun looks like when it's asleep, 1923
Source: Liam's Pictures From Old Books (see "image archives" below)


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Willy Pogány

[Hungarian-born American Illustrator, 1882-1955]

• Also known as:  William Andrew Pogany
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children's Books.
• Browse all:  Hungarian artists / American artists  /  illustrators

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    Willy Pogány Works Online    
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Flight Into Egypt

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio

de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi
Scroll down to the very bottom for a link to a pencil sketch of a reclining woman

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

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)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteLiam's Pictures from Old Books
Illustrations from A Treasury of Verse for Little Children

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Alice in Wonderland Illustrators

Alice in Wonderland Illustrators

American Art Archives

Children's Books Online: The Rosetta Project
The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi, by Sir Richard Francis Burton, illustrated by Willy Pogány

Myth Man - Greek Mythology Today
2 illustrations from The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived before Achilles, 1921

The Internet Sacred Text Archive
Complete reproduction of The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy, with illustrations by Willy Pogány

The Internet Sacred Text Archive
Complete reproduction of The Songs of Bilitis, with illustrations by Willy Pogány

The Victorian Web
Pogány's illustrations for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Bud Plant Illustrated Books
Biography with sample images - part 1

Bud Plant Illustrated Books
Biography with sample images - part 2

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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The Children's Homer

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The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

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The Art of Drawing


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