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Thomas Rowlandson

[English Illustrator, 1756-1827]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
6 works from the museum's prints and drawings collection

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 SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
8 works by Rowlandson

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Box-Lobby Loungers, 1785

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

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

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

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

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
16 works online

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
6 works online

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
The brilliants, ca.1801

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
A Little Tighter, etching, 1791
A Little Bigger, etching, 1791

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Discharging a Cargo

Bolton Art Gallery, UK

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
The Picnic Party, watercolor

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Wooded landscape with a seated woman and an artist sketching

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
48 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

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

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

National Library of Australia, Canberra

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
20 works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"

Princeton University, New Jersey
Images from the Princeton Library cartoon collection

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Seattle Art Museum

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thomas Rowlandson at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle, England
None but the Brave Deserve the Fair, 1819

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, England

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Search results for "Thomas Rowlandson"

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut

York Art Gallery, UK
Execution Day at York, 1820

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

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 SiteThomas Rowlandson at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteThomas Rowlandson in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The British Library, London, UK

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Visual Telling of Stories
The Dance of Death

UK Government Art Collection

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Links to several excellent scans of Rowlandson's work

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Thomas Rowlandson  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

Spartacus Educational Books

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