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Josiah Wedgwood

[English Potter, 1730-1795]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Numerous works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK
Teapot, ca.1775-80
Copy of the Portland Vase, ca.1789-90

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
3 works made by Josiah Wedgwood or by Wedgwood and Co.

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Anti-Slavery Medallion, 1788

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Wedgwood Museum, Staffordshire, UK

Notable SiteVictoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
The Portland Vase

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Holburne Museum of Art, Bath, England

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Black basalt vase
Borghese vases and pedestals

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Jasper Fireplaces

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Bust of Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt, ca.1768-80

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Josiah Wedgwood at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!
Works by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons factory

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!
Works by Josiah Wedgwood

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Josiah Wedgwood  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

The Magazine Antiques
"Wedgwood in the nineteenth century"

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Wedgwood: The First Tycoon


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