Alexandre Francois Desportes art links 


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Alexandre-François Desportes: The Artist as a Hunter, ca.1699
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Alexandre-François Desportes

[French Baroque Era Painter, 1661-1743]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Dog and Game, 1711
Still Life with a Dead Hare and Fruit, 1711

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
6 works online by Desportes

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteAlexandre-Francois Desportes at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Self-portrait in Hunting Dress, 1699

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteAlexandre-Francois Desportes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Study of Two Trees, ca.1700

Alexandre-Francois Desportes in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Musée de Grenoble, France (in French)  
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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Nature morte au paon

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

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Urn of Flowers with Fruits and Hare, 1715

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida - Provenance Research
Hunting Dog Chasing Waterfowl

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Study of a Pointer

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
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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 SiteAlexandre-Francois Desportes in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAlexandre-Francois Desportes at CGFA  

Notable SiteAlexandre-Francois Desportes in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteAlexandre-Francois Desportes in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
The Wolf Hunt

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Alexandre-Francois Desportes  
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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.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Still Life with Bunches of Grapes
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Alexandre-Francois Desportes: Self Portrait as a Hunter
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Alexandre-Francois Desportes: Cygnes

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Alexandre-Francois Desportes: Vase of Summer Flowers
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