Cornelius Varley Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Huntington Library, California
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
(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)
Cornelius Varley at The Athenaeum Miscellaneous Sites:
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UK Government Art CollectionArticles and Reference Sites:
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.