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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

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

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

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 SiteThomas Rowlandson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings/watercolor collection online

Notable SiteThomas Rowlandson at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2 works by Thomas Rowlandson

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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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

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
Picture of London, 1812

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Thomas Rowlandson in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

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
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Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Princeton University, New Jersey
Images from the Princeton Library cartoon collection

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

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
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Tate Gallery, London, UK

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, England
4 works online

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
3 drawings online

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, England

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
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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
4 works

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)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteThomas Rowlandson in 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)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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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  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Spartacus Educational Books

Time Magazine
"The Pursuits of Pleasure", 1990 article by Robert Hughes

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