Jean Honore Fragonard art links 


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Jean-Honoré Fragonard: The Reader, ca.1770-72
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard

[French Rococo Era Painter, 1732-1806]

• Relationships: Husband of Marie Anne Gerard Fragonard.
Father of Alexandre-Evariste Fragonard.
Grandfather of Berthe Morisot.
Brother-in-law of Marguerite Gerard.
Studied under Chardin, Francois Boucher and Carle Vanloo.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in History Painting.
• Browse all:  French artists

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Original works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
6 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Berlin
This space is now closed, but some information about past exhibitions remains online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Stairs in a Park, ca.1760
The Captured Kiss
The Stolen Kiss
, 1780s

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Fragonard

Notable SiteJean-Honoré Fragonard Museum-Villa, Grasse, France

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Adoration of the Shepherds, ca.1776

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Bolt, ca.1777

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Curiosity, ca.1775-80

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Reading, ca.1778

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Wrapped-up Cat, ca.1777

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
21 painting

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseo Glauco Lombardi, Parma, Italy
Red parrot

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Psyche showing her Sisters her Gifts from Cupid
Interior Scene

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
View of a Park, drawing

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Charlemagne Leads Angelica away from Roland

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
L'Armoire (The Cupboard), 1778

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Bacchanale (The Satyr Family), etching, ca.1759-61

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Bacchanale, etching, ca.1759-61

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Avenue with figures

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
The Warrior, ca.1769

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
Portrait of Madame Fragonard
Portrait of the Painter Hubert Robert

Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont
The Shepherdess, 1760-65

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!

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

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)  
Click on the artist name, then on the artwork title to view the work

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
The Shepherdess

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris
Perrette et le pot au lait

Musée des Beaux Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon, France (in French)  
Les Grands Cyprès de la villa d'Este, drawing

Musée des Beaux Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon, France (in French)  
PDF format info about a 2006-2007 exhibition of the museum's Fragonard collection

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, France (in French)  
.PDF document with a good reproduction of Les Grands cyprès de la villa d'Este (drawing)

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Les Blanchisseuses ou l'Etendage

Musee Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland (in French)  
Les grands cyprès de la villa d'Este, 1760
Portrait présumé de Rosalie, fille de l'artiste, ca.1780

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
The Fête at Rambouillet or The Island of Love

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

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
Jean-Claude Richard, Abbot of Saint-Non, Dressed 'à l'espagnole'

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Renaud and Armide

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
See the Flash presentation on the page: rollover + scroll thumbnails

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Landscape with Shepherds and Flock of Sheep, ca.1763-65

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Jupiter, Io and Juno, ca.1770-80

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Portrait of a Neapolitan Girl, 1774

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Interior of a Park: The Gardens of the Villa d'Este

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Landscape with Flocks and Trees

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
The Sacrifice of Coresus

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia
Melissa destroys the magical works of Alcina

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
The Laundresses, ca.1756-61

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  
Das Traumgesicht des Ruggiero: Bradamante wird von einem Riesen im Kampf zu Boden geworfen, ca.1780

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

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

Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Blindman's Buff

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "European 1000-1900" category, then see the work in the second row of thumbnails)

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, Florida - Provenance Research
Le Billet Doux

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Portrait des François-Henri, Duc d'Harcourt, ca.1769

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Die hübsche Köchin

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

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
(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 SiteGoogle Art Project
The Progress of Love: The Meeting (The Frick Collection, New York)

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Honore Fragonard at The Artchive  

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

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

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

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

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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Bing Images: "Jean-Honore Fragonard"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Dickinson Agents and Dealers in Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales

FBI Art Theft Program
Portrait of a man with a lute, stolen from a residence in Belgium

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

The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
Portrait of Denis Diderot

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Honore Fragonard  
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 Young Woman, ca.1769

The Magazine Antiques
Image 9 in the slideshow is a drawing by Fragonard

"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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The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard

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Fragonard (Drawing Gallery series)


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