Watercolours, watercolour painters

Watercolours; watercolour painters; famous watercolourists
A comprehensive list of websites

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See Also: Artists Index

Watercolor websites, organizations, schools, collections, galleries *


American Watercolor Society

Bolton Museums watercolour collection, UK
The collection contains works by many of the leading figures in the early English watercolour school, including Paul and Thomas Sandby, Joseph Farington, Thomas Hearne, Thomas Rowlandson.

British watercolours at The Victoria and Albert Museum.

Canadian National Society of Painters in Watercolour

Cecil Higgins British Watercolour Collection
Turner, Boyce, Bonington, Cozens and more.

City of London Corporation of London Libraries and Guildhall Art Gallery
COLLAGE,  an image database containing over 20,000 works of art from its collections.  


Famous Watercolor Artists
Water Color Painting.com

Fitzwillam Museum collection of watercolours and drawings, Cambridge, U.K. 


Watercolour news.


Metropolitan Museum of Art
Watercolor Painting in Britain, 1750–1850. Thematic essay, with examples.

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 

The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour is a dynamic group of artists, exhibiting and actively promoting the contemporary art of painting in watercolour.

Scottish watercolours *

Scottish watercolourists.
Wikipedia entries.

The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour


The Tate Gallery, London.
A large online selection of watercolours.

Techniques and lessons *

Watercolour Painting
Free lessons and tutorials.

Watercolour painting lessons.
Watercolor painting instructions for beginners and advanced painters.A site by John Lovett, professional Australian artist, painting in oil and watercolour.

Transparent Watercolor Society of America


Victoria and Albert Museum watercolour collection.


Watercolor Artist Magazine

Watercolor Magic
A watercolour instruction magazine.

Watercolor Online
Extensive references to watercolor competitions, workshops, organizations, homepages.

The Wallace Collection of Drawings and Watercolours, London

Watercolours and Drawings Fair, London

Famous watercolour artists


Bakst, Léon *

Bakst, Léon. Leon Bakst. Works of art in art museums.
Leon Bakst. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Bakst theatre and performance collection. The Victoria and Albert Museum.
Léon Bakst. Wikipedia entry.


Blake, William *

128 works by William Blake
The William Blake Archive
A hypermedia archive.
William Blake online. Art museums displaying works by William Blake.
William Blake. Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Brabazon, Hercules *

Hercules Brabazon Brabazon. Works of art in art museums.
The Brabazon Archive
Hercules Brabazon Brabazon. Artnet


Cotman, John Sell *

Cotman, John Sell. Tate Collection
John Sell Cotman Online
John Sell Cotman. Gallery of works, Castle Museum & Gallery, Norwich.
John Sell Cotman. Wikipedia entry.
John Sell Cotman. Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
John Sell Cotman. The Courtauld Institute
John Sell Cotman. The Victoria and Albert Museum

Cozens, John Robert *

John Robert Cozens, Lake Nemi, a watercolour. The British Museum
John Robert Cozens. The Tate Gallery
John Robert Cozens. British watercolour sales sets new records. The Telegraph
John Robert Cozens. Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Flint, Sir William Russell *

William Russell Flint, a website.
William Russell Flint. Art museums displaying artworks by Flint.


Girtin, Thomas *

Thomas Girtin. The Tate Collection
Thomas Girtin. The Museum Syndicate
Thomas Girtin. Wikipedia entry.


Hopper, Edward *

Edward Hopper. National Museum of American Art 


Lear, Edward *

Edward Lear. The Tate Collection

Lewis, John Frederick *

John Frederick Lewis. Works by John Frederick Lewis in art museums.
John Frederick Lewis, an overview.

Linnell, John *

John Linnell. Tate Collection, London 


Palmer, Samuel *

Samuel Palmer. The Tate Collection
Samuel Palmer Online
Samuel Palmer. The Victoria and Albert Museum

Pascin, Jules *

Jules Pascin. Wikipedia entry.
Jules Pascin Online
Jules Pascin, Artnet
Jules Pascin. Musée Maillol, Paris

Sargent, John Singer *

John Singer Sargent watercolours.
John Singer Sargent. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Seago, Edward *

Edward Seago. National Portrait Gallery, UK.
Edward Seago. Portland Gallery, London


Turner, J. M. W. *

J M W Turner. Tate Collection
J. M. W. Turner. Works of art in art museums. Artcyclopedia
The Turner Society
Joseph Mallord William Turner. The National Gallery, London

J M W Turner: The Sarner See (Lake Sarnen), Evening c.1842, watercolor.j
J M W Turner: The Sarner See (Lake Sarnen), Evening c.1842, watercolor.j

van Gogh, Vincent *

Watercolours by Vincent van Gogh.

Varley, John *

John Varley. Wikipedia
John Varley. Peppiatt Fine Art
John Varley Online
John Varley. Watercolor Painting in Britain, 1750–1850. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
John Varley. Tate Gallery
John Varley. Handprint:late Georgian watercolors
John Varley. Auction Price Results