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Raphael Soyer

[Russian-born American Social Realist Painter, 1899-1987]

• Relationships: Brother of Isaac Soyer and Moses Soyer.
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Original works by Raphael Soyer available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas 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)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteRaphael Soyer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Self-Portrait, ca.1927

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Kneeling Nude, drawing

Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina
Seamtress II

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Cafeteria, 1936

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Zelda, ca.1930

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
(Undocumented Feature: In many cases the raw JPG image is much larger than displayed on the screen)

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Scroll down the alphabetical list for 5 works by Soyer

Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Entering the Studio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
The Seamstress, 1954

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Maureen Stapleton

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Self-Portrait, 1950

National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Seated Woman, 1953

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Furnished Room, etching
Pugnacity, lithograph

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
6 works online (click "Artwork by This Artist" to see the complete list)

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
2 prints online (the 4th and 5th images on the page are by Raphael Soyer)

The Huntington Library, California

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Dancing Lesson, 1926
Seated Couple, 1954

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Self Portrait, 1980

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Waterfront, lithograph, 1934

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
3 works online

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)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteRaphael Soyer at The Athenaeum
18 works online

Image archive with zoomable images

California State University WorldImages Database

Raphael Soyer at CGFA

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Massacusetts
Lot #21 in this 2007 fundraising auction was a lithograph by Raphael Soyer

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Girl in a Green Blouse

University Art Museum at the University of California

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

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Men at the Mission, 1935

Resource Library Magazine
Annunciation, 1980

Raphael Soyer at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1981 interview from the Oral History project

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