Leon Polk Smith art links
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Leon Polk Smith
[American Painter, 1906-1996]
Leon Polk Smith Works Online
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Original works by Leon Polk Smith available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Black-White Duet With Red, 1953
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
3 works online when last checked
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.