Pierre Puvis de Chavannes art links 


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Pierre Puvis de Chavannes: The River, ca.1865
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Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

[French Symbolist Painter, 1824-1898]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago Art Explorer - Images and Text Resources
Detailed information about the artist and his works

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 SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on 6 paintings by Puvis de Chavannes

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
3 works by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

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

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

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
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Concordia, 1860-61
The Prodigal Son

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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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
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3 works by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes online

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

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

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Art Fund for UK Museums

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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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 SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes in the Artchive  
The Poor Fisherman

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Der Luftballon

Notable SitePierre Puvis de Chavannes at CGFA  

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 SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)


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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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

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