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[English Painter and Illustrator, 1752-1845]
Robert Smirke Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
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
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist
National Library of Australia, Canberra
Robert Smirke at the The British Museum, London, UK
Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
The Deserter Apprehended
(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)
New York Public Library Digital GalleryMiscellaneous Sites:
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Shakespeare IllustratedArticles and Reference Sites:
UK Government Art Collection
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.