William Simpson art links 


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William Simpson: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales in the Nepal Terai, 1876
Source: The Athenaeum (see "image archives" below)


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William Simpson

[Scottish Painter, 1823-1899]

• Also known as:  William 'Crimean' Simpson
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Original works by William Simpson available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Bin Tepe

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
2 paintings online

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
View of Garscadden Gates

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

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)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWilliam Simpson at The Athenaeum  
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales beating the Jungle with Sir Jung Bahadoor

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Mount Shasta Companion
Scroll halfway down the page for several works by Simpson

The Victorian Web

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

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