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Artist: Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760 - 1803)
Nationality: British
Movement:
Media: Painting
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Biography:
English painter, Lemuel Francis Abbot was known for his portraits. He only painted male sitters, often of naval officers or other important clients. Abbott was declared insane in1798 and his unfinished works were completed by other artists.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (60)
Click the artwork titles below to see actual examples of artwork or works of art relevant to works by Lemuel Francis Abbott.

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Lemuel Francis Abbott - Captain Robert Calder c. 1787-1790 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art British
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Lemuel Francis Abbott - Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) 1801-1803 oil on canvas Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery British
The Metropolitan Museum of Art -
Lemuel Shaw, ca. 1850 Albert Sands Southworth (American, 1811-1894); Josiah Johnson Hawes (American, 1808-1901)Daguerreotype; 21.6
J. Paul Getty Museum -
West Side, Looking North from the Upper 30s
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Captain Lemuel Gulliver’s travels in the land of the Houyhnhnms, Richard Janthur (Germany, Zerbst, 1883 - 1956) , 1919, Printed material and thirty-six lithographs on laid paper
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American (active England), 1834-1903 The Little Nude Model, Reading Little Nude
J. Paul Getty Museum -
Exchange Place, New York
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John Smibert - Mrs. Francis Brinley and Her Son Francis 1729 oil on canvas The Metropolitan Museum of Art American
J. Paul Getty Museum -
Eugène Atget
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Lemuel M. Wiles - Genesee River Valley I c. 1865-70 oil on canvas Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester American
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Lemuel M. Wiles - Genesee River Valley II c. 1865-70 oil on canvas Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester American
J. Paul Getty Museum -
Union Square, Manhattan
J. Paul Getty Museum -
Repair Shop, Christopher Street
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Abbott Handerson Thayer David oil on canvas circa 1895
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Henri-Charles GuÈrard Portrait de ma mËre, after James Abbott McNeill Whistler's painting Symphony in Gray, No. ? Etching 19th century
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Francis Chantrey - Francis Homer 1820 marble Ackland Art Museum British
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Billingsgate Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Rag Gatherers Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Billingsgate etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Little Pool Etching 1861
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Pierrot Etching 1889
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Hurlingham Etching 1879
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Billingsgate Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Fulham etching 1879
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Dog on the Kennel Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Kitchen Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Little Putney, No. 1 Etching 1879
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts -
Artist: Berenice Abbott Title: 48th Street, Looking Northwest from a Point Between Second and Third
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Lorenzo da Sanseverino - Virgin and Child, with Saints Anthony Abbott, Mark, Severino, and Sebastian c. 1490-96 tempera on wood Cleveland Museum of Art Italian
J. Paul Getty Museum -
Three Prostitutes, rue Asselin
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Wine Glass Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Little Arthur etching 1857 - 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Annie Seated Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler La rÈtameuse (The tinsmith) Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Thames lithotint 1896
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Pool Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Rag Gatherers Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Music Room Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Beggars Etching 1879 - 1880
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Old Battersea Bridge Etching 1879
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Title to the French Set Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Nursemaid and Child Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Nocturne Etching 1879 - 1880
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Limehouse Lithotint 1878
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Untitled, Jon Abbott (born 1946)  (Artist), 1974, Pastel on multiple layers of paper
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The "Adam and Eve," Old Chelsea Etching 1879
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Pool Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Liverdun Etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Longshoremen Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Limehouse Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Venus Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Limeburner Etching 1859
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Garden Porch lithograph 1894
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Doctor Transfer lithograph 1894
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John Leech The Comic History of England by Gilbert Abbott ‡ Beckett (London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., [ca. 1880]), vol. 2( of 2) book with 10 color plates and 80 wood engravings 1880
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Swan and Iris Etching 20th century
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Tiny Pool Etching and drypoint 1879
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler Alderney Street etching 1880 - 1881
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler En Plein Soleil (In full sun) etching 1858
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler The Tyresmith Transfer lithograph 1890

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (33)
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Portland Museum of Art: North and South: Berenice Abbott's U.S. Route 1
What is interesting about this show is that it is a complete body of work in a concentrated time, said Aprile Gallant, Curator of Prints, Drawing, & Photographs. Abbott works to preserve sites that are specifically 1954, rather than documenting t...

Julia Dean Gallery: Call for Artists: The Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer
Judges: Michael Grecco, commercial photographer
G.Ray Hawkins, owner, G. Ray Hawkins Gallery
Brian Storm, president, MediaStorm
Amy Kawadler, Canon’s Professional Markets Rep Call, visit the website or e-mail for informati...

High Museum: Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection
The High Museum of Art is the only venue for these exhibitions. Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection features approximately 320 masterpieces by renowned photographers, including Berenice Abbott, Richard Avedon, D...

Detriot Institute of Art: Where the Girls Are: Photographs by Women in the Permanent Collection
This exhibition examines the enduring presence of women throughout the history of photography with a survey from the museum’s photograph collection that ranges from the 19th century through the present day. ...

Phoenix Art Museum: Keeping Shadows: Photography from the Worcester Art Museum
From daguerreotypes to digital prints, it includes masterworks by such innovators and icons of the medium as Alfred Stieglitz, Matthew Brady, Lewis Carroll, Julia Margaret Cameron, Eadweard Muybridge, Ansel Adams, Paul Strand, Cecil Beaton, Walker...

Muskegon Museum of Art: Second Nature: Drawings by Karen Klein
She does start with a careful and close study of nature, but transforms what she observes. Referring to the great artist James Abbott McNeil Whistler, Klein notes that as an artist she must arrange and harmonize into a glorious unity what she pick...

Kunsthalle Wien, Museumsquartier: Robert Adrian X
It’s all about this fuzzy territory between different media, it’s about the vanishing of demarcating definitions.” Quotes from classical modernity, advertising, and media technology or arms-industry artifacts are placed in new, often flowing-spati...

Museum of Photographic Arts: LAST CHANCE: Facts Showered with Light
Like the written word, the photograph fixes perfectly but translates poorly, producing images altogether more luminous, more immense, more mesmerizing and quixotic than what we might actually have seen or...

Davis Museum and Cultural Center: Surrounding Interiors: Views Inside the Car
This exhibition features 24 works by 17 contemporary artists in photography, video, sculpture, painting and multi-media who explore the mutable nature of the car interior. Works by artists Andrew Bush, Nan Goldin and Alex Harris (photography);...

Center of Contemporary Art: 'The Middle Way: Christchurch Meets Bangkok, Bangkok Meets Christchurch
'The Middle Way' in Thai Buddhist terms means: "Travelling the middle way, refuting the extremes and having tolerance for others" and for New Zealand/European artists this could mean, finding 'a type of middle ground'. The Thai artists invol...

Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery: Richard Meryman: For the Love of Painting
Meryman became a portrait painter, receiving commissions from many members of Dublin society, including Rob Sagendorph, founder of Yankee magazine and his wife, beaTrix Sagendorph, founder of the Thorne Gallery. Meryman also painted many digni...

Portland Museum of Art: Andre Kertesz: On Reading
Born in Hungary, Kertész’s journey as a photographer began in 1912, just before being drafted into the army. After returning to Budapest in 1915, Kertész then moved to Paris in 1925. It was there, among literary and avant-garde artistic circles, t...

Victoria and Albert Museum: Seeing Things: Photographing Objects 1850-2001
It features many of the greatest practitioners of photography, including Julia Margaret Cameron, Eugene Atget, Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Eggleston, Helen Chadwick as well as prominent younger photographers. Natural Things ...

Sanford L. Smith & Associates: New York Photography Fair
The show offers something for everyone. This is a downtown show, said Sanford Smith, with a mix of emerging and established dealers that appeals to both younger and seasoned ...

J. Paul Getty Center: The Man in the Street: Eugene Atget in Paris
Drawn entirely from the Getty Museum collection, the exhibition includes more than 80 of Atget's images captured during his self-devised and eccentric photographic campaign, which documented as...

Women in Photography: 20th Anniversary Exhibtion: Images of Women - Images of Tea opens at House of Photographic Art (HOPA)
We are thrilled to announce that Linda McCartney's print, T-Pot, will be on exhibit as well as a beautiful serene photograph by her daughter Mary McCartney Donald. Our Anniversary exhibit is a wonderful testament to the success of wo...

Stephen Cohen Gallery: Edmund Teske: Images Out of Time
A pioneering visual artist, Teske was born in Chicago in 1911, where his childhood interest in photography grew into a 60-year pursuit of artistic freedom. His early training at Taliesin with Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1930s offered Teske import...

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum: Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection
For that reason, the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is retooling to present "Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection" from April 17 – June 20. The 65 works comprising the exhibition celebrate the amazing variety of 20th century art that represents...

Women in Photography: Call for Artists: virtual * visual : people - places - things
"Virtual * visual" will feature seventy-four juried images on WIPI's web site. The call for entries is open to female photographers, professional and amateur, using any photographic process. The exhibit will reflect a variety of work from fine ...

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona: Universal Archive. The Condition of the Document and the Modern Photographic Utopia
Thus the creation of Universal Archive. The Condition of the Document and the Modern Photographic Utopia, an exhibition that brings together nearly 2,000 documents (of which the almost 1,000 vintage photographs and prints are of particular interes...

Georgia O'Keefe Museum: Views of the City: 1910–1949
Museum director George G. King said, This exhibition provides the viewer a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Georgia OKeeffe, her colleagues,...

Saint Louis Art Museum: WONDERLAND
The ten artists participating in the exhibition – Janet Cardiff, Olafur Eliasson, Teresita Fernández, Stephen Hendee, Bill Klaila, Joep van Lieshout, Ernesto Neto, Pipilotti Rist, Gregor Schneider, ...

Cleveland Museum of Art: Nature Sublime: Landscapes from the Nineteenth Century
During the 19th century, in both European and American art, the landscape emerged as a subject of profound significance. As industry flourished, many artists turned to nature as an escape. Nature Sublime will examine the ways that the major artist...

Taft Museum: Etchings and Drypoints of James McNeill Whistler
This exhibition is sponsored by the Oliver Family Foundation. While Whistler’s paintings were often subjected to harsh criticism, his printed work garnered him a reputation as ...

Women in Photography: Call for Artists: Women In Photography International Celebrates It's 25th Anniversary with a Juried Black & White Print Collection
"Turning Silver" entries will be juried by an accomplished panel of professionals that will include: art directors, curators, editors, gallery owners, photo educators, photographers and publishers. The 100 juried images and artist statements will ...

Whitney Museum: 2000 Biennial Exhibition
For the first time in Biennial history, the exhibition was curated by a group of outside experts working across the country, under the guidance of Whitney Museum director ...

Detroit Institute of Art: American Attitude: Whistler and His Followers
The 63 pieces in the show include 13 paintings by Whistler as well as works by other prominent American artists such as John Singer Sargent, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Wilmer Dewing and Henry Ossawa Tanner. Whistler’s paintings will be juxtapos...

San Diego Museum of Art: The Frame in America: 1860-1960
A unique aspect of The Frame in America is that all ninety-eight frames included in the exhibition are displayed without pictures in order to assist visitors in focusing on each frame’s individual characteristics. Many of the frames are also neste...

Metropolitan Museum of Art: American Drawings and Watercolors: Highlights from the Collection, 1710-1890
The exhibition will offer a rare opportunity to see many of the Museum's American works on paper, which – due to their fragile nature and sensitivity to light – are displayed only periodically. The often informal character or preparatory function ...

Smithsonian, National Museum of American Art and its Rewick Gallery: Treasures to Go!
`Storing treasures that attract more than half a million visitors each year was not an option the staff wanted to consider,` said Elizabeth Broun, director of the Smithsonians American Art Museum. Instead, in January the museum is laun...

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Photography: Processes, Preservation, and Conservation
The exhibition is made possible by the Henry Nias Foundation, Inc. Philippe de Montebello, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explained, From its in...

San Diego Museum of Art: Vital Forms: American Art and Design in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960
With more than 265 items, the exhibition comprises every category of object imaginable including paintings, sculpture, architectural photography, fashion, textiles, ceramics, jewelry, furniture, glass, toys, and graphic design. Among the highlight...

Delaware Art Museum: An American Century of Photography: From Dry-plate to Digital, The Hallmark Photographic Collection

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