Honore Daumier art links 


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Honoré Daumier: The Print Collector, 1857-63
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Honoré Daumier

[French Realist Illustrator, 1808-1879]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteCleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Many works online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteHonore Daumier at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
9 works by Daumier

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Many works online

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A Criminal Case, 1860
The Studio, 1870

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

Notable SiteHonore Daumier at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on The Laundress

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on The Republic

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Honoré Daumier online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

Notable SiteHonore Daumier at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
58 works by Honore Daumier

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Fugitifs [Refugees]

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Only The Third-class Carriage is available online

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
The Drama, 1860

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
About 15 works displayed over 3 pages of search results

Notable SiteHonore Daumier at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
3 works by Honoré Daumier online

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Deux saltimbanques / Two jesters

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Rue Transnonain

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Rue Transnonain, le 15 Avril 1834

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
What a Coincidence...
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Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
In Front of the Paintings by Meissonier
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Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Laundress on the Quai d'Anjou, ca.1860

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
8 works online

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Provenance Research
La détresse, ca.1860

Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
En Chemin de Fer - Un Voison Agréable, lithograph
Une Idylle dans les Bles, lithograph

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Online exhibition: "Daumier et ses héritiers"

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
15 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Le Docteur D'un Pensionnat Bien Tenu

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
4 prints by Honoré Daumier

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Orchestra Stalls

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
2 works online

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Counsel for the Defense (The Advocate)

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

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2 works online

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
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Man Smoking and Absinthe Drinker, 1856-60
The Free Performance, 1843-45
The two Attorneys, 1855-57

Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel

Hammer Museum, California
Works from the Hammer Daumier collection

Hammer Museum, California
2 works from the 2004 exhibition Daumier on Love and Marriage

Hammer Museum, California
2 works from the 2004 exhibition Daumier's Voyages in a Foreign Land

Hammer Museum, California
2 works from the 2004 exhibition Starstruck! Daumier Looks to the Skies

Hammer Museum, California
5 works from the 2003 exhibition Daumier Studies Professors and Their Pupils

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

International Print Center, New York City

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Mr. Jacot-Lefaive, 1833

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "D"

Honore Daumier in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
The Conceited Lawyer

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
3 works

Montana Museum of Art and Culture, Missoula
Les Etrangers a Paris - Une Légere Promenade en Omnibus

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

Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseilles, France (in French)  
Don Quichotte et Sancho Pança

Musee Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland (in French)  
L'ouïe, suite des Types parisiens, 1839

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

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

Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
5 works online

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Fruitless research into Leverrier's planet, 1846

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Mary Magdalene, oil on canvas, ca.1849-50

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Theater Audience, oil on panel, ca.1856-60

Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Current Events: Misusing Freedom, ca.1857

Oskar Reinhart Collection, Switzerland
The Fugitives, ca.1848-55

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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3 works by Honoré Daumier online

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Two Lawyers Conversing

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  
Die Badenden (Les Baigneurs), lithograph, 1839-42

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

Honore Daumier at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Ordrupgaard Collection, Charlottenlund, Denmark
The Wrestlers, ca.1852

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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   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 SiteHonore Daumier in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteHonore Daumier in the Artchive  

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin)

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
8 works online

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database  

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

Olga's Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteThe Daumier Register: Honoré Daumier and His Lithographic Work

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

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

The Visual Telling of Stories

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Honore Daumier  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

A 19th century artist with a 21st century bite

The New York Observer
"The Daumier Retrospective: More Than a Caricaturist", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"Vitality's Signature", 1993 article by Robert Hughes

"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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Drawings of Daumier (Master Draughtsman Series)

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Daumier, 120 Great Lithographs (Dover)


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The Rescue, ca.1870
The Rescue, ca.1870

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The Chess Players, ca.1863-67
The Chess Players, ca.1863-67

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The Collector of Engravings, ca.1860-62
The Collector of Engravings, ca.1860-62

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Sancho and Don Quixote
Sancho and Don Quixote

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The Washerwoman, ca.1860-61
The Washerwoman, ca.1860-61

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The Homeopathic Doctors
The Homeopathic Doctors

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Honore Daumier: Crispin and Scapin
Crispin and Scapin

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