Dorothea Tanning art links
[American Surrealist Painter and Sculptor, 1910-2012]
Dorothea Tanning Works Online
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Original works by Dorothea Tanning available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums 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)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Dorothea Tanning at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia
The Temptation of St. Anthony
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Dorothea Tanning at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"
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)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Dorothea Tanning in the WebMuseumMiscellaneous Sites:
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Artnet Artist Works Catalogues Articles and Reference Sites:
Museo Virtual del Surrealismo
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Resource Library Magazine
Dorothea Tanning: Still in the Studio
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:
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|Search Inside Books:
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