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Léon Cogniet

[French Academic Painter, 1794-1880]

• Relationships: Studied under Pierre-Narcisse Guérin.
Cogniet's many students included Evariste-Vital Luminais, Meissonier, Charles Muller, Dominique Louis Papety, Tony Robert-Fleury, Victor Nehlig, Léon Bonnat and Jean-Paul Laurens.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in History Painting.
• Browse all:  French artists

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings and 36 drawings

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
4 works online

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Sketch for The National Guard of Paris leaving to join the Army in 1792

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
The Abduction of Rebecca by Brian de Bois-Guilbert, ca.1828

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

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

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

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

Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
Click the "right" arrow until you get to Sala 28. If the "zoom" version of the images does not come up, try this page instead.

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

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)
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 SiteLeon Cogniet at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLeon Cogniet at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Articles and Reference Sites:
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.

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