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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Study of Two Trees, ca.1700

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Study of a Pointer

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

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
(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 SiteAlexandre-Francois Desportes at The Art Renewal Center

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  

Alexandre-Francois Desportes at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

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:
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 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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