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John Vanderlyn

[American Neoclassical Painter, 1775-1852]

• Relationships: Grandson of Pieter Vanderlyn.
Studied under Francois-Andre Vincent.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in History Painting.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteJohn Vanderlyn at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteJohn Vanderlyn at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by John Vanderlyn

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

John Vanderlyn in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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John Vanderlyn at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of James Monroe

New-York Historical Society

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

John Vanderlyn at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Huntington Library, California

U.S. Capitol Art Collection
Landing of Columbus at the Island of Guanahani, West Indies, October 12th, 1492

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Sampson Vryling Stoddard Wilder, ca.1808-12

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Sampson Vryling Stoddard Wilder, ca.1808-12

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:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJohn Vanderlyn in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJohn Vanderlyn at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Panoramic View of the Palace and Gardens of Versailles (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Notable SiteJohn Vanderlyn at The Athenaeum  
4 works online by Vanderlyn

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Western hero: Visions and Revisions

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Vanderlyn  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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