Jean Baptiste Carpeaux art links 


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Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux: Les quatre parties du monde (detail: l'Amérique), 1868-73
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Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

[French Realist Sculptor and Painter, 1827-1875]

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Original works by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Portrait of Antoine Vollon, oil on canvas, 1873

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Carpeaux at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
4 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Bust of Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1872
Portrait of Nadine Dumas, 1873

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
3 sculptures

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Sculpture collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Bal costumé au Palais des Tuileries, 1867
Monseigneur Darboy dans sa prison, 1871

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Carpeaux at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
The Negress, 1868

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Bust of Africa: Head of a Negresse

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Bust of Charles Garnier, plaster, 1869-76

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Count Ugolino

Chi-Mei Museum, Taiwan (in Chinese)  
The Three Graces

Chi-Mei Museum, Taiwan (in Chinese)  
La Danse

Chi-Mei Museum, Taiwan (in Chinese)  
Buste du rieur Neopolitain

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
65 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Portrait bust of Jean-Leon Gerome

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Study for the Four Parts of the World, Fountain of the Observatory, Paris

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Jean-Leon Gerome, 1875

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Le Musée de la Chartreuse de Douai, France (in French)  
Pourquoi Naître Esclave? (Why Born a Slave?)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Musee de Cambrai, France (in French)  
Pêcheur à la coquille, bronze, 1858

Museo Napoleonico, Rome
Napoleon Eugenio with the dog Nero, 1865

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
The Neapolitan Fisherboy, 1857

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
The Dance

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
The Spirit of the Dance, ca.1870-75

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Antoine Watteau, peintre

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Eve apres la Faute

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Ugolino and his Sons (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Carpeaux at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Carpeaux in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

AICT: Art Images for College Teaching  
The Dance

Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database  

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Paris Sculptures Blog (in French)  

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Artnet Magazine
Ugolino and His Children, 1865-67

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux: Sculptor of the Second Empire


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