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Victor Hugo

[French Writer and Draughtsman, 1802-1885]

• Relationships: Great-grandfather of Jean Hugo.
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Original works by Victor Hugo available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Landscape with Two Ruined Castles

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

Notable SiteVictor Hugo at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
One photograph by Victor Hugo and several by his son, François-Victor Hugo

Notable SiteVictor Hugo at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
L'Eclair (Lightning), 1868

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Online exhibition: "Victor Hugo, l'homme océan"

Jersey Heritage Trust, UK

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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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 SiteVictor Hugo in the Art Renewal Center

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Rocbo Culture (in French)  

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Victor Hugo  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Time Magazine
"Sublime Windbag", 1998 article by Robert Hughes

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