Oskar Schlemmer Works Online
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Original works by Oskar Schlemmer available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas 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)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, Berlin
Description of Oskar Schlemmer's classes taught at the Bauhaus school
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
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Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)
Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Bauhaus Stairway, 1932
Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)
Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Before the Mirror, 1931
Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
1 work online
The Albertina, Vienna
Banister Scene I, 1931
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid NEW!
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Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
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California State University WorldImages Database
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on The Bauhaus Stairway, 1932