Pierre Puvis de Chavannes art links 


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Pierre Puvis de Chavannes: The River, ca.1865
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

[French Symbolist Painter, 1824-1898]

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Original works by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes 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 SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Study for 'Le Retour de l' Engant prodigue'

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Allegory of Life, ca.1873
Woman on the Beach, 1887

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Page forward for numerous works on paper by Puvis de Chavannes

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
The Benefits of Peace

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

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

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Bathers

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
Concordia, 1860-61
The Prodigal Son

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

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "P"

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Le Bois sacré cher aux arts et aux muses

Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
4 works online

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Poor Fisherman

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
Study for 'Le Bois Sacre' (The Sacred Wood)

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

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   NEW!

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Saint Geneviève as a Child, 1876

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
3 works online when last checked

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
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 Puvis de Chavannes at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes at The Artchive  
The Poor Fisherman

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes at The Athenaeum  
5 works online by Puvis

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes at The Athenaeum  
La Fee des Greves, ca.1887

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes at ArtMagick

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes at CGFA  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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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"

Salon Acquisitions in France by the Service des Beaux-Arts, 1864-1901 (in French)  
(Vintage documentation; reproductions are monochrome but usually quite large)
Geneviève dans sa pieuse sollicitude veille sur la ville endormie, from the Salon of 1898

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Pierre Puvis de Chavannes  
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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The London Evening Standard
"The artist and the saint", 2002 article by Brian Sewell

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