Jean Baptiste Greuze art links 


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Jean-Baptiste Greuze: A Young Peasant Boy, ca.1763
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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Jean-Baptiste Greuze

[French Rococo Era Painter, 1725-1805]

• Relationships: Greuze's students included Claude Hoin.
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    Jean-Baptiste Greuze Works Online    
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Original works by Jean-Baptiste Greuze available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
33 paintings and drawings

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Exhibition: Greuze, the Draftsman

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

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
15 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Portrait of a Boyca.1750

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

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
2 works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Epiphany, 1774

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Greuze at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
2 works online

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The well-beloved mother

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Girl with a dead canary

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Young Artist at a Drawing Board, 1750s

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Study for 'The Return of the Young Sportsman'

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

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

Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Le petit paresseux, 1755

Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Wool Winder, ca.1759

Frick Collection, New York City
Baptiste aîné, ca.1790
Madame Baptiste aîné, ca.1790
The Wool Winder, ca.1759

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
La Simplicité

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

Jean-Baptiste Greuze in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont
Study of an Old Man (The Village Betrothal)

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

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

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museo Glauco Lombardi, Parma, Italy
Ritratto del padre teatino Paolo Maria Paciaudi

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Portrait of a Young Girl

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Head of a Girl, red chalk drawing

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Figure group with man carried on a stretcher

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Meditation, ca.1780

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Portrait de George Gougenot de Croissy

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  
Kopf einer Schlafenden (Anne-Gabrielle Babuti)

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

The Wallace Collection, London, UK

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
Indolence (La Paresseuse Italienne)

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

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Le Geste Napolitain, 1757

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Portrait of George Augustus Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke, 1780

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)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 120

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 SiteJean-Baptiste Greuze at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Greuze in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Greuze in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

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

California State University WorldImages Database  

Jean-Baptiste Greuze at CGFA  

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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
The Paternal Curse. The Ungrateful Son

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Baptiste Greuze  
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 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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Magazine Antiques
Image 11 in the slideshow is a drawing by Greuze

The New York Observer
"Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Domestic Draftsman, A Man Out of Time", article by Hilton Kramer

Books and Posters
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Greuze: Boy in Red Waistcoat
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Jean-Baptiste Greuze: Girl with Blue Ribbon
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Jean-Baptiste Greuze: The Broken Jug
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Girl with a Doll
Girl with a Doll

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