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Jean-Antoine Houdon: Madame Adélaïde, 1777

 

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Jean-Antoine Houdon

[French Neoclassical Sculptor, 1741-1828]

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Original works by Jean-Antoine Houdon available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Robert Fulton, ca.1804

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
5 works by Houdon

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Bust of Marie-Sébastien-Charles-François Fontaine de Biré

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Bust of Louise Brongniart, 1777
Bust of Fontaine de Biré, 1785

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Diana, bronze, 1790

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Louise and Alexandre Brongniart, terracotta, 1777

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Two busts of Voltaire, with wig and bare-headed, 1778

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Buffon

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
22 sculptures

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Bust of Voltaire, 1778

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Sculpture collection online

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
6 works by Jean-Antoine Houdon

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteJean-Antoine Houdon at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Voltaire, Seated in an Armchair, gilded bronze statue, 1778

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Comte de Buffon, 1782

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Bust of a Child

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Frick Collection, New York City
Armand-Thomas Hue, Marquis de Miromesnil, marble, 1777
Diana the Huntress, terracotta
The Comtesse du Cayla, marble, 1777

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Aymard-Jean de Nicolay, Premier President de la Chambre des Comptes

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maryland State Archives

Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris
Une paysanne de Frascati

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

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

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Robert Fulton, 1803

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Diana (with a 360-degree Quicktime view - slow-loading but a nice touch)

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C.

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Bust of Madame de Grandmenil

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)  
Le Fèvre de Caumartin

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by Jean-Antoine Houdon online

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Voltaire, 1781

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Wallace Collection, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

U.S. Senate Art Collection
John Paul Jones

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Claudine Houdon, ca.1791

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
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(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 SiteArt Renewal Center

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteDigital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
2 large photographs of sculptures by Houdon

Notable SitePhotographs by Lee Sandstead ("The world's most fired-up Art Historian")
Portrait Bust of Thomas Jefferson, 1789

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

AICT: Art Images for College Teaching  
George Washington

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project  
Statue of Washington

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Antoine Houdon  
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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
Biographical info

Artcyclopedia
"Jean-Antoine Houdon: Sculptor of the Enlightenment"

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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Houdon: Sculptor of the Enlightenment


 
 
 
 
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