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Adolf Wölfli

[Swiss, 1864-1930]

• Also known as:  Adolf Woelfli
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Original works by Adolf Wölfli available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "W"

Lille Metropole Musee d'Art Moderne, France (in French)  

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Breslau, Saint Adolf Castle

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)  
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Art Market:
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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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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteAdolf Wölfli Foundation, Bern, Switzerland

Articles and Reference Sites:
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

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
The Herdsman/Rose of Australia, 1911

Raw Vision Magazine
Excerpt from art article on Adolf Wölfli

The New Yorker
"Adolf Wölfli at the American Folk Art Museum", 2003 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"Primal Time", 2003 article by Jerry Saltz

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Adolf Wolfli: Draftsman, Writer, Poet, Composer


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