Comprehensive database of over 23,000 North American artists. Includes
artists' profiles, image gallery, auction records, lists of books
and articles about the artists, museums holding artists' works, and
dealers for artists . Browse through categories such as: Notable
Women Artists, Notable Modernists, Impressionists pre-1940, Hudson
River School, etc.
Memory: Photographs, Prints, & Drawings
Historical Collections of the National Digital Library, Library of Congress,
Washington, DC. Collections include: Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865;
Daguerreotypes, 1839-1864; Detroit Publishing Company's Turn-of-the-Century
Photographs, 1880-1920; Great Depression to World War II Photographs
from the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection,
1935-1945; and Panoramic Photographs, ca. 1851-1991.
Early American Paintings in the Worcester Art Museum
Includes timeline and bibliography as well as options to search
by artist, genre, or place of origin
- Smithsonian Institution
- Museums and Research Center
Link to SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information System) Libraries'
Catalog. Includes access to "Archives & Manuscripts" (Archives Center - National
Museum of American History; Archives
of American Art (SIRIS) ; Archives of American Gardens; Eliot Elisofon
Photographic Archives - National Museum of African Art; Human Studies Film
Archives; National Anthropological Archives Smithsonian Institution Archives)
The Archives of American Art contain over 12 million items such as letters,
clippings, journals, video history interviews, photographs, etc. and is a
great source for locating reprints of American sales catalogues published
between 1785 and 1960.
The archives also include filmed exhibition catalogues from the early 19th
century to the 1960s. Special projects include: