Pierre Puvis de Chavannes art links
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Original works by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Study for 'Le Retour de l' Engant prodigue'
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Allegory of Life, ca.1873
Woman on the Beach, 1887
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Page forward for numerous works on paper by Puvis de Chavannes
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
The Benefits of Peace
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Réunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)
4 works online
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
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)
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
New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
Study for 'Le Bois Sacre' (The Sacred Wood)
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes at The Artchive
The Poor Fisherman
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes at The Athenaeum
5 works online by Puvis
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes at The Athenaeum
La Fee des Greves, ca.1887
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes in the Web Gallery of Art
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes in the WebMuseum
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
World 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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Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UKArticles and Reference Sites:
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)
Encyclopedia 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
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
The London Evening Standard
"The artist and the saint", 2002 article by Brian Sewell