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[American Painter and Printmaker, 1944-2005]
Alan Shields Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!Art Market:
(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
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints
Alan Shields at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Raw Rag II
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
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Fran Tarkenton's Tie
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
Information about a 2007 exhibition
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
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)
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Articles and Reference Sites:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.