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George Frederic Watts: Physical Energy, 1902


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George Frederic Watts

[English Pre-Raphaelite/Symbolist Painter and Sculptor, 1817-1904]

• Also known as:  George Frederick Watts
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Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Little Red Riding Hood, 1890

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire, 1883

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
2 works by George Frederic Watts online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Panoramic Landscape with a Farmhouse, ca.1845

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Notable SiteThe Watts Gallery, Compton, Surrey, UK
Memorial gallery for G.F. Watts

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
2 works online

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Cecil French Bequest Gallery, London, UK

Charleston, the country home of the Bloomsbury Group, East Sussex, England

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
38 works by or related to the artist

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington

Falmouth Art Gallery, England

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Norwich Museums, England

Sheffield Galleries & Museums, UK
Time, Death and Judgement, 1895

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
3 works online

The Huntington Library, California

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
Mother & Child, drawing

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
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Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Lord Tennyson, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, watercolor, 1865
Study of Hands and Drapery, watercolor

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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)

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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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Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
8 works online

Notable SiteGeorge Frederic Watts at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGeorge Frederic Watts at The Athenaeum  
6 works online

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

George Frederic Watts at ArtMagick

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  
Uldra, 1884

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  
The Minotaur

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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George Frederic Watts at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Shakespeare Illustrated

Still Life Paintings: 19th Century Painting Techniques

Study for a Portrait of Mrs. Percy Wyndham

The Modernist Journals Project
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The Victorian Web

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on George Frederic Watts  
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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)  

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

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The Bowman Portrait of Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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Death Crowning Innocence, 1899
Death Crowning Innocence, 1899

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Love and Life, 1893
Love and Life, 1893

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