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Harvard University Art Museums

  • Piet Mondrian: The Transatlantic Paintings
    "The term 'transatlantic paintings' refers to a group of 17 works that Mondrian started (and in some cases finished) in Europe between 1935 and 1940, and finished (or refinished) in New York after his arrival there in the fall of 1940."
    In addition to the Gallery of the 17 works sections include: Introduction ; Studies ; Details ; Career.
  • Sargent at Harvard
    " a searchable database that makes available images and textual information relating to the American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) in the collections of the Harvard University Art Museums and the Harvard University Portrait Collection."

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)
Santa Fe, NM

Jacob Lawrence Virtual Archive and Education Center
Official site of the Lawrence Foundation
Sections include: News & Exhibitions ; Art & Life ; Education Resources ; Related Sites.

The Phillips Collection
"America's first museum of modern art"


Jewish Museum of New York

Library of Congress - Swann Collection of Caricature and Cartoon

  • Al Hirschfeld, Beyond Broadway
    "The exhibition features twenty-five works drawn from the gift, and from the Library's established collections, spanning Hirschfeld's miraculous career and offering an intimate look back at the origins of his wondrous, 'unaccountable' line."
  • The Water-Babies: Illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith
    "Her works evoking the innocence of youth and demonstrating the artistry of illustrated books are among the Library's great graphic treasures."

Museum of the City of New York

  • Gotham Comes of Age: New York through the Lens of the Byron Company, 1892 - 1942 - (dead link)
    "This on-line version of Gotham Comes of Age replicates the published book in its entirety. Released in April 1999, the 216-page book--with 172 duotone reproductions--accompanies the exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York..."

National Archives and Records Administration Home Page

National Gallery of Art (NGA)


National Museum of the American Indian
Smithsonian Institution

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

Worchester Art Museum

  • 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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