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Richard Wilson: Croome Court, Worcestershire, 1758
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Richard Wilson

[Welsh Romantic Painter, ca.1713-1782]

• Relationships: Wilson's students included Thomas Jones, Joseph Farington and Robert Pollard.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by Richard Wilson available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAmgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
16 works online

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteRichard Wilson at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
View of Caernavon Castle, 1744/45

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Holt Bridge on the River Dee
The Valley of the Dee

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteRichard Wilson at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
St Peters and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Rome

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
River Scene with a Farmhouse

City of Gloucester Collections, England

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Commodore Thomas Smith

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Landscape Capriccio with Tomb of the Horatii and Curiatii, 1754

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Snowdon from Llyn Nantlle, 1765

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Landscape with Diana and Callisto, ca.1757

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
An Extensive Landscape with Cottages near a Lake, ca.1744-45

Norwich Museums, England

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter, England
Llyn Peris and Dolbadarn Castle, ca.1762-1765

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
A View in the Villa Chigi at Ariccia

The Huntington Library, California

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
The Alban Hills

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
An Italianate Landscape, watercolor, ca.1770

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

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:
(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:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Distant View of Maecenas' Villa, Tivoli (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Llyn-y-Cau, Cader Idris (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Meleager and Atalanta (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteRichard Wilson at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteRichard Wilson at The Athenaeum  
4 works online

Notable SiteRichard Wilson in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  
River Scene with Bathers and Cattle
View over the Thames by Kew Gardens; Syon House

Richard Wilson at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

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:
Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales
The Cascatelli of Tivoli and Villa of Maecenas

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Richard Wilson  
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
Biographical info

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