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William Tylee Ranney

[German-born American Painter, 1813-1857]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in the American West.
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Original works by William Tylee Ranney available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

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

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
9 paintings by Ranney

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Wild Duck Shooting/On the Wing, ca.1850

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Boone's First View of Kentucky, 1849

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Halt on the Prairie, ca.1850

Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Crossing the Ferry - Scene on the Peedee, ca.1846

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
First News of the Battle of Lexington, 1847

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Rail Shooting, 1856/59 (with William Sydney Mount)

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
The Pipe of Friendship, 1857-59

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
The Scouting Party, 1851

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Wounded Hound, 1850

Westervelt-Warner Museum of American Art, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The Pioneers, 1850 (click the "Westward Expansion" link)

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)
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 Tylee Ranney at The Athenaeum  
10 works online by Ranney

California State University WorldImages Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Western hero: Visions and Revisions

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"William Ranney Rediscovered" (2007)

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