Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier art links 


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Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier: Napoleon on Campaign in 1814
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Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier

[French Academic Painter, 1815-1891]

• Relationships: Studied under Leon Cogniet.
Meissonier's students included Édouard Détaille and Daniel Ridgway Knight.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in History Painting.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
A Musketeer, 1870
Reading a Letter, 1852

Notable SiteJean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Barricade, rue de la Mortellerie, June 1848 (Memory of Civil War)

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on The Traveller

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier online

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

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
A Man in Black smoking a Pipe

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

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
4 paintings online

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Innocents and Card Sharpers (A Game of Piquet), 1861

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
Seated Boy with a Book, drawing, 1850s

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
The Print Collector, 1849
Young Man Playing the Cello, 1841

Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil and Wife Museum, Egypt

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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The Seine at Poissy

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
16 paintings online

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  
Study of a horse

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:
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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-Louis-Ernest Meissonier at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier at The Athenaeum  
3 works online

Notable SiteJean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft Detail
2 works online when last checked

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier  
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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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Allegory of the Siege of Paris, 1870
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The Flute Player
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait

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Barricade in the Rue de la Mortellerie
Barricade in the Rue de la Mortellerie

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Napoleon on Campaign in 1814, 1864
Napoleon on Campaign in 1814, 1864

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