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Félicien Rops: Pornocrates, 1896
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Félicien Rops

[Belgian Symbolist Engraver, 1833-1898]

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His object, like that of Moreau, was to portray Evil incarnate in woman -- a portrayal which Rops intended to be satirical, but which, owing to his excessive complaisance with the subject, he could not raise above the level of mere illustration, often pornographic.
- Mario Praz, The Romantic Agony


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

Notable SiteFelicien Rops Museum, Namur, Belgium

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteFelicien Rops at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
2 works by Félicien Rops online

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
2 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Felicien Rops in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
Several prints "attributed to" Felicien Rops

Felicien Rops in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
Hundreds of prints by Felicien Rops

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
6 works online

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

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Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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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 SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Arterotismo (contains nudity)
Collection of Rops' erotic works

Felicien Rops at ArtMagick

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  
Venus with Small Satyrs

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Felicien Rops  
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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.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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