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[Scottish-born American Painter, 1838-1909]
Walter Shirlaw Works Online
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Original works by Walter Shirlaw available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Walter Shirlaw at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Wheat Fields, Vermont, 1880/90
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Walter Shirlaw at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
12 works online
The Huntington Library, California
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)
Walter Shirlaw at The Athenaeum Articles and Reference Sites:
2 works online
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Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.