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[African-American Sculptor, born in 1922]
John Wilson Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
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!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
John Wilson at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Martin Luther King, Jr., 2002
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Massachusetts
Eternal Presence, 1987
DePaul University Museum, Chicago
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington
Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Monumental Head, 2003
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Dialogue, Etching, 1974
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Miscellaneous Sites:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Presence AfricaineArticles and Reference Sites:
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.