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Virtual Watercolor
Museum
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updated October 20 2012
 
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The Virtual Museum of Watercolor gallery of:
 

Paints, Palettes & Artists Boxes of

Famous Artists & Other Luminaries

 
1700's to 1900's
 
Links to photos in other collections.   
 
This Virtual Museum is a collection of photographs
items are shown for historical interest -and are not for sale
 
 
SIMILAR BOXES IN OUR COLLECTION:
 

Winslow Homer
Pictured a watercolor paint box in our collection
similar to one used by Winslow Homer

LINK TO PHOTO: Winslow Homer's Watercolor Paint Box
LINK: Winslow Homer pigments used
 
 

 
George Washington
gift to niece Nelly Custis on 15th Birthday march 1793
Pictured a watercolor paint box in our collection similar to one gifted by Washington & with the identical label
 
Photo of box auctioned at Christies NY 2004
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
John James Audubon
Pictured a watercolor paint box in our collection very similar to one owned by Audubon & with the identical label.
American Made
Artists watercolor paint box
by George C. Osborne
1830- 1840
 
Osborne was was one of the few 19th century American makers of artists paint.
Many artists of the time believed the especially clear paint colors by Osborne to be equal or better to any made in Europe.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Above is the trade card saying
"OSBORNE'S
SUPERFINE American
WATER COLORS,
WARRANTED
EQUAL TO ANY IMPORTED"
The rest of the label are testimonials
 
 
Original Audubon Paint Box is in the Oakley Plantation House
 
in the Audubon State Historical Site
 

 
Evelyn Waugh
Pictured a watercolor paint box in our collection identical to one owned by the author.
Auctioned in 2010 whereabouts unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
PHOTOS FROM OTHER COLLECTIONS:
We will ascribe or remove any photo if requested by copyright holder.
 
 

 
 

LINK TO PHOTO: Winslow Homer Watercolor Paint Box

LINK: Winslow Homer pigments used


LINK TO PAINTS of John Singer Sargent
 
Sargent show 2013 Brooklyn Museum of Art

 

 
 
J M W Turner's Paint Box-
Tate Gallery London
 

 
 
Van Gogh Palette
Van Gogh Museum
 
 
 

 
 
 
John Trumbull paint box
National Portrait Museum Washington DC.
 

 
 
 
Constable's Paint Palette & Box
Tate Gallery London
 
 

James McNeill Whistler's artist's materials
University of Glasgow - Hunterian Museum
 
 
James McNeill Whistler's box
James McNeill Whistler's paints and boxes
 
James McNeill Whistler's Palette

Queen Victoria's Watercolor Paint Satchel
 
Paintings : Royal Artists Past and Present at Winsor

Artists Box of Emily Jane Brontë

 
 
 
 
Winston Churchill Oil Paints
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adolf Hitler's Paints of his youth
 
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Not all of these are for sale , some are shown for historical interest.
Photos are copyright protected
 
(c)1985-2011 All original designs and photographs shown herein are and copyright protected.
(c) Copyright 1985- 2011 The Whimsie Studio, Larry Henke, Ronald Bodoh
Whimsie studio is a trademark protected name
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Monet's Palette & Studio
Musée Marmottan in Paris.
 

 
 

LINK TO PHOTO: Winslow Homer Watercolor Paint Box

LINK: Winslow Homer pigments used


LINK TO PAINTS of John Singer Sargent
 
Sargent show 2013 Brooklyn Museum of Art

 

 
 
J M W Turner's Paint Box-
Tate Gallery London
 

 
 
Van Gogh Palette
Van Gogh Museum
 
 
 

 
 
 
John Trumbull paint box
National Portrait Museum Washington DC.
 

 
 
 
Constable's Paint Palette & Box
Tate Gallery London
 
 

James McNeill Whistler's artist's materials
University of Glasgow - Hunterian Museum
 
 
James McNeill Whistler's box
James McNeill Whistler's paints and boxes
 
James McNeill Whistler's Palette

Queen Victoria's Watercolor Paint Satchel
 
Paintings : Royal Artists Past and Present at Winsor

Artists Box of Emily Jane Brontë

 
 
 
 
Winston Churchill Oil Paints
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adolf Hitler's Paints of his youth
 

 
 
 
http://www.huntsearch.gla.ac.uk/cgi-bin/foxweb/huntsearch/SummaryResults.fwx?collection=all&Searchterm=James+McNeill+Whistler%27s+artist%27s+materials
Turner another view
 
 
Photo of box auctioned at Christies NY 2004