John Raphael Smith art links
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John Raphael Smith
[English Painter, 1752-1812]
John Raphael Smith Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
John Raphael Smith at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Widow of an Indian Chief Watching the Arms of Her Deceased Husband, mezzotint, 1789
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of Richard Robinson, 1775
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
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works by or related to the artist
Frick Collection, New York City NEW!
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Sir Joseph Banks, mezzotint, 1773
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
National Library of Australia, Canberra
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked
(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 GalleryArticles and Reference Sites:
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site
Wellcome Images Collection, London
Additional Image Search Tools:
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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.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
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Copper into Gold: Prints by John Raphael Smith (1751-1812)