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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon: Andromache And Astyanax
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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon

[French Neoclassical Painter, 1758-1823]

• Relationships: Prud'hon's students included Ary Scheffer.
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Original works by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
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
3 paintings online

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Prud'hon

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SitePierre-Paul Prud'hon at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Empress Josephine (1763-1814), 1805

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
12 paintings

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseo Glauco Lombardi, Parma, Italy
The king of Rome asleep

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

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

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
The Abduction of Psyche by Zephyrus to the Palace of Eros

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
L'Assomption de la Vierge, 1819

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Madame Georges Anthony et ses deux fils

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Académie d'homme

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museo Napoleonico, Rome
The king of Rome

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Arnauld de Beaufort, 1818

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Pierre-Paul Prud'hon at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

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 SitePierre-Paul Prud'hon at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePierre-Paul Prud'hon at The Athenaeum  

Notable SitePierre-Paul Prud'hon in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

Olga's Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Online Archive of California
Amours de Phrosine et Melidore

Rebecca Alzofon's Online Studio
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon: An Investigation into the Technique of a Great 19th Century Draughtsman

The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
Portrait of Saint-Just

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Pierre-Paul Prud'hon  
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.

The New York Observer
"Met Revives Two Unknowns (Prud'hon and Pajou) Who Deserved Their Fate", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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