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Art Museum Network
"The worldís largest and most prestigious art museums have joined forces to provide free access to information about their collections, exhibitions, and services."

Web Museum Network

WWW Virtual Library - Museums

Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal
" provide a searchable registry of objects in U.S. museum collections that changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era (1933-1945)... There are currently 9908 objects from 92 participating museums listed in the Portal."
- American Association of Museums


The Tom and Nan Riley Collection of Roman Portrait Sculptures
"The Riley Collection, dating to the period when Rome was at its greatest prosperity--the first century B.C. to the third century A.D.--is especially good at introducing students and those interested in ancient Rome to the diversity of the Roman world. Ranging from patricians to plebeians, the collection includes not only emperors and senators, but also men, women, and children from all walks of life. Finally, the collection provides a unique opportunity for people to get to know Romans as individual human beings who were concerned about many of the same issues that we are: identity, status, leadership, and gender ... The Riley website is designed to be useful to students, grade six through university, their teachers, and anyone interested in the Roman empire ... The site also features Teaching Materials designed to help teachers come up with ideas for integrating the site into their own pre-existing courses."
Maintained by John Gruber-Miller, Prof. of Classics, Cornell College

Harvard University Art Museums

The Louvre

National [U.S.] Gallery of Art (NGA)

National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution

Pelmama Permanent Art Collection of South African Art
"Thissite is an introduction to part of the PELMAMA PERMANENT ART COLLECTION of South African art, most of which is now dispersed over many museums in SA, mainly in Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Cape Town. The site comprises 14 webpages. There are 100 artists listed including 29 African artists. In total, 83 works are reproduced, mainly from the 70's and 80's. Included are individual pages for Norman Catherine, Judith Mason and Lucas Sithole."


Royal Academy of Arts

Salvador Dali Museum
The "world's most comprehensive collection of works by the late Spanish surrealist."
Includes selections from the collection and biographical information.

Smithsonian Archives of American Art

Early American Paintings
"...includes biographies of twenty artists, detailed entries on fifty-three paintings, and checklist information on twenty-four additional works. Each of the seventy-seven works is illustrated. This catalogue encompasses all of the paintings in the museum's collection that were created prior to 1830 by artists who were either born or active in America, including works painted abroad by those artists."

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