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[American Abstract Painter and Printmaker, 1903-1981]
Louis Schanker Works Online
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Original works by Louis Schanker available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Louis Schanker at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
2 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
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Louis Schanker -- 1903-1981 -- printmaker, painter, sculptorArticles and Reference Sites:
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Louis Schanker at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1963 interview from the Oral History project