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Constantin Guys

[French Realist Illustrator, 1802-1892]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteConstantin Guys at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Equipage in a Park

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

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

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

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

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "G"

Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (in German)  

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
Dandies in the Park

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

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

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Sur le Trottoir

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)
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 SiteConstantin Guys at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Constantin Guys  
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

Artnet Magazine
"Boudoir Life", article by Michèle C. Cone

Uppsala University, Sweden
"The Painter of Modern Life", by Baudelaire (Note: "M.C.G." = Monsieur Constantin Guys)
David Rimanelli of Artforum points to Charles Baudelaire as the first art critic in the modern sense.

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