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William Matthew Prior

[American, 1806-1873]

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Original works by William Matthew Prior available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

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

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, Massachusetts
2 portraits by William Matthew Prior

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
William Whipper, ca.1835

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
Child in Blue with Dog, 1848

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
William Miller (Possibly), 1845-55

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

New-York Historical Society
George Washington, ca.1850-60

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Double Portrait of Mary Cary and Susan Elizabeth Johnson, 1848
Young Boy Holding a Bow and Arrow with a Drum on the Floor

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)
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 SiteWilliam Matthew Prior at The Athenaeum  
2 works online

California State University WorldImages Database  

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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.

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Baby in Blue, ca.1840

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"The 'Celebrated' William Matthew Prior" (2000)

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