"The only online directory just for porcelain painting."
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The websites listed below are in English unless otherwise stated. Click on the little "+" sign to see the Categories (subjects) for that entry.
THE ROYAL DOULTON COLLECTION of Anthony Forster's Watercolour Images
"All the images represented here as plates are taken from original watercolours commissioned by Royal Doulton ..."
Added Jun 2011
The Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art (Alfred, New York, United States)
The Museum houses nearly 8,000 ceramic and glass objects, from ancient pottery shards to contemporary sculpture, installations and advanced ceramics. The permanent collection includes works by international ceramic artists, European dinnerware, and American whiteware. Visitors note: As of Mar. '07 the Museum is still housed in temporary facilities.
Added Mar 2007
The Society of Arts and Crafts of NSW (New South Wales, Australia)
Includes some china painters.
Added Sep 2001 - Last review 5 Nov 2005
THE STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
The Hermitage is big: 6 buildings (including two Palaces); three million items of "art and Russian history"; one collection alone of over 15,000 pieces of porcelain; and Russia's largest fine art library. The Museum provides information kiosks, images of artworks, etc.; plus online virtual tours and exhibitions, and information about its history, resources, activities and shops.
The Western European Art section holds numerous porcelain treasures, from Russian Imperial to Sevres and Vincennes wares, plus specialised collections. Gifts of state include Napoleon's Egyptian Service, the Meissen Berlin Dessert Service, Austrian Cobalt Service, and the English Coalport Dessert Service.
Use "quick search" to locate other items in archives, virtual tours, etc. The Digital Collection is also searchable and has a small Ceramics & Porcelain section.
http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/ In English & Russian.
Added Jun 2002 - Last review 30 Nov 2004
The Wallace Collection (London, England, United Kingdom)
"The finest museum collection of Sevres in the world" and "one of the best collections of French 18th-century pictures, porcelain and furniture". Their site includes images of Sevres porcelain and Limoges enamel (some as slide sets for sale). Free guided tours, with use of the library and archive by appointment.
Added Aug 2001 - Last review 11 Apr 2005
The Wayback Times (Belleville, Ontario, Canada)
An antiques newspaper with short online articles about china painting, "Rose Medallion" Chinese export porcelain, etc.
Added Feb 2005 - Last review 9 Oct 2005
The Wedgwood Museum (Barlaston, England, United Kingdom)
The Museum is "a unique collection of ceramics, fine art, artefacts, pattern books, manuscripts and mechanical objects". Read about the Museum and factories, collection highlights, and artists/designers; staff will arrange lectures and education days.
Added May 2001 - Last review 24 Jul 2005
The Wisconsin Historical Museum (Madison, Wisconsin, United States)
Check online exhibits for works by Milwaukee ceramicist Susan S. Frackelton (1848-1932). From china painting Frackelton went on to design and throw her own wares, later specialising in "art pottery". As well as exhibiting internationally she also lectured, wrote a china painting manual, and patented a portable gas kiln for home use.
Useful descriptions accompany the online images.
Added Apr 2008 - Last review 22 May 2008
The works of diego nava (Covo, Italy)
Added Jun 2002 - Last review 6 Oct 2005
The World of Porcelaine Painting (Doris A. Fontana. Fairview, Texas, United States)
Image galleries, grouped by theme.
Added Oct 2008
Compiled by porcelain artist R. Janette Graham (Janri)
A selected listing of china painters' personal and business sites; associations and museums; brush, kiln and paint manufacturers; fine china and potteries; plus magazines, schools and suppliers from around the world.
Updated 21 Feb. 2013.
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