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[French Painter, 1849-1934]
Albert Besnard Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of a Woman, 1890
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" A Family
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Réunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)
La première d'Hernani. Avant la bataille.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Hammer Museum, California
Morphine Addicts, 1887
In the Embers, 1887
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, 1880
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Pomona College Museum of Art, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy
The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas
Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
An Artist's Family
The Woman Pilgrim
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Albert Besnard at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Albert Besnard at The Athenaeum
2 works online
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Albert Besnard at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UKArticles and Reference Sites:
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"
Salon Acquisitions in France by the Service des Beaux-Arts, 1864-1901 (in French)
(Vintage documentation; reproductions are monochrome but usually quite large)
Port d'Alger, from the Salon of 1895
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia