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Kees van Dongen

[Dutch Fauvist Painter, 1877-1968]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Original works by Kees van Dongen available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
6 works by van Dongen

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Souvenir of the Russian Opera Season

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Le Moulin de la Galette, ou la Matchiche, 1904

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

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

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Tangier, Morocco

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lille Metropole Musee d'Art Moderne, France (in French)  

Magyar Nemzeti Galéria (Hungarian National Gallery), Budapest
The roadside café, ca.1950

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Portrait of a Woman, ca.1903

Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris (in French)  
Portrait de Paul Guillaume

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Québec
Woman on a Sofa, ca.1930

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, France (in French)  
Madame Jenny

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Le doigt sur la joue, ca.1910

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Modjesko, Soprano Singer, 1908
Woman in a Large Hat, 1908

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  
Donna con sigaretta

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  
Femme au lévrier bleu, 1919

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  
Mademoiselle Geneviève Vix dans le rôle de Salomé, 1920

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Lady with Beads, ca.1923

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Night Scene in Paris

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

The Albertina, Vienna
Woman with Blue Eyes, 1908

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid   NEW!
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Portrait of Guus Preitinger, 1910

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

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Haus in Fleury, 1905

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Junges Mädchen mit Matrosenkragen (Dolly van Dongen), 1912

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SiteKees van Dongen at The Artchive
Le Coquelicot (The Corn Poppy), ca.1919

Notable SiteKees van Dongen at The Athenaeum
50 works online by van Dongen

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

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:
L'assiette au beurre - Journal Satirique de la belle epoque (in French)  
Click the "Suite..." link to page through illustrations by van Dongen

Mistica info (in Italian)  
Campi di papaveri, 1906

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Kees van Dongen  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Torso, 1905

"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.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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The Van Dongen Nobody Knows: Early and Fauvist Drawings 1895-1912


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