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Abbott Handerson Thayer: Young Woman (Bessie Price), ca.1897-98
Photograph by Flickr user "kaldari", Creative Commons licensed


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Abbott Handerson Thayer

[American Painter, 1849-1921]

• Relationships: Studied under Jean-Leon Gerome.
Thayer's students included Ben Foster.
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Original works by Abbott Handerson Thayer available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

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

Notable SiteAbbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's database

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
7 paintings online

Art Gallery at the University of New Hampshire, Durham
Mount Monadnock, 1902

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Florence, 1894

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
A variety of photographs of Thayer's studio

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Anne Mumford Palmer

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Winter Landscape, 1902

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Portrait of a Woman

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University
Young Woman, ca.1898

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California
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Abbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Abbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Monadnock in Winter, 1904

Abbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of a Lady, ca.1900

Abbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Monadnock No. 2, 1912

Abbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Head, 1888-89

Abbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Copy after Thayer's Stevenson Memorial

Abbott Handerson Thayer at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
A Virgin, 1892-93

Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Portrait in Profile

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)
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 SiteThe Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
17 works online by Thayer

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  


Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  
Girl Arranging Her Hair

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  
Winged Figure Upon a Rock

California State University WorldImages Database  


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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

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Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art

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