Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin art links 


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Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin: The Silver Tureen, 1728
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

[French Rococo Era Painter, 1699-1779]

• Also known as:  Jean-Siméon Chardin
• Relationships: Chardin's students included Jean-Honore Fragonard.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Still Life.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Still Life with Attributes of the Arts, 1766
The Laundress, 1730s
Saying Grace (Le Benedicite), 1744

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Still Life with Fish, Vegetables, Gougères, Pots, and Cruets

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Chardin

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Grace, ca.1740

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Pipes and Drinking Pitcher, ca.1737

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Ray, ca.1725-26

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Self-portrait with Spectacles, 1771

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Still Life with Leg of Lamb, 1730

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

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Still Life with Partridge and Pear

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Still Life with a Rib of Beef

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Jar of Apricots

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
The Bird-Song Organ, ca.1751

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Scullery Maid

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Lady with a Bird-Organ
Still Life with Plums

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

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
The Attributes of the Arts, 1766

Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris
Nature morte au chaudron de cuivre

Musée des Beaux Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon, France (in French)  
Portrait de vieille femme, pastel

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Le Bénédicité, 1761

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Still Life with Ray and Basket of Onions, 1731

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)  
Les Apprêts d'un déjeuner

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
The Silver Goblet, ca.1728

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Virtual Uffizi
Boy Playing Cards
Girl with Racket and Shuttlecock

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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 SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin at The Artchive  

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)


Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Still Life Paintings: 19th Century Painting Techniques

The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
The Ray

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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
Biographical info

Frieze Magazine
"What It Is"

Gibbon Art Blog

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"Chardin's Austere Brilliance," article by Souren Melikian

"Chardin's World"

The London Evening Standard
"All in a day's work for Chardin", 2008 article by Brian Sewell

The New York Observer
"An Unforgettable Fish From Honest Chardin", article by Hilton Kramer

The Telegraph Newspaper, UK
Susannah Fiennes on Chardin's The Young Draughtsman

The Village Voice
"Amazing Grace", 2000 article by Jerry Saltz

"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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The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard

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Discoveries: Chardin: An Intimate Art


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