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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

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

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

Notable SiteConstantin Guys at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Dans la rue, 1855

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

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

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "G"

Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (in German)  

Constantin Guys in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
Dandies in the Park

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

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

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

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   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(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 in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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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
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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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