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Alma Thomas

[African-American Abstract Expressionist Painter, ca.1891-1978]

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    Alma Thomas Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago Art Access
Starry Night with Astronauts, 1972

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

Notable SiteAlma Thomas at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers, 1968

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Double Cherry Blossoms, 1973

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

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
New Galaxy, 1970

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)

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)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Presence Africaine

Alma Thomas at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
Papers of African American Artists (see the links at right)

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.

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