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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 SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings and 36 drawings

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

Notable SiteLeon Cogniet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

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

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

 
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   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(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 in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLeon Cogniet at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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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