Wordsworth Thompson Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW! Art Market:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Watching for the Train, 1880
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont
Waiting for the Steamboat at Menaggio
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)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Wordsworth Thompson at The Athenaeum Articles and Reference Sites:
The Garden at Monte Carol
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.