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Edward J. Steichen

[Luxembourgeois-born American Tonalist Photographer and Painter, 1879-1973]

• Also known as:  Eduard Steichen
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Original works by Edward J. Steichen available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteEdward J. Steichen at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Self-Portrait, 1901

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Trees, Long Island, 1905

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Photograph collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Le Tournesol (The Sunflower)

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

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
3 works online

Notable SiteEdward J. Steichen at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Gloria Swanson, 1928

Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
(See photograph 01)

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Time-Space Continuum

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Rodin: Balzac Towards the Light Midnight, ca.1905

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Cheruit Gown (Marion Morehouse - Mrs. e.e. cummings), 1927

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

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Rodin - Le Penseur, 1902

Jeu de Paume, Paris (mostly in French)  
Info about a 2007 exhibition: "Steichen, une épopée photographique"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Pool, Milwaukee

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Museum of Art at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Edward J. Steichen

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Moonrise, 1904

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Self-Portrait (see top row)

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Shrouded Figure in Moonlight

State Museums of Berlin

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Self-Portrait with Brush and Palette, 1901

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

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 SiteEdward J. Steichen at The Athenaeum

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database

Edward J. Steichen at CGFA

Masters of Photography

The History Project at U.C. Davis

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Edward J. Steichen  
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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
The Yellow Moon, 1909. Oil on canvas


The New York Observer
"Steichen's Sappy Photos Not Redeemed at Whitney", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Real Fantasies: Edward Steichen's Advertising Photography

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Edward Steichen

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Edward Steichen: The Royal Photographic Society Collection


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