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Théodore Rousseau: Panoramic View of the Ile-de-France, ca.1830
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Théodore Rousseau

[French Barbizon School Painter, 1812-1867]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by Théodore Rousseau 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

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
7 works by Rousseau

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Forest in Boisrémond; Cottage, 1842
River Loing Bordering Forest, 1864

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
8 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
You have to skip ahead to about page 16 before coming across many works on paper by Théodore Rousseau

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
10 works by Théodore Rousseau online

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

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Cherry Tree at La Plante-à-Biau, cliche-verre print

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The Pool, ca.1850

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Une avenue, forêt de l'Isle-Adam, 1849

Notable SiteTheodore Rousseau at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
2 works by Théodore Rousseau online

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Landscape Study ("La Source")

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Forest of Fontainebleau

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
2 works online

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Wooded Riverbank with a Large Isolated Tree, pen and ink, ca.1860

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts - Provenance Research Project
A Road in the Jura

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Dahesh Museum, New York City (Zoomable)
Landscape study

Frick Collection, New York City
The Village of Becquigny, ca.1857

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
The Oaks, 1852

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Theodore Rousseau in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Wooded Landscape

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Numerous works, mostly drawings

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Landscape with a clump of trees

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
The Beech in the Forest of L'Isle Adam, ca.1866-67

Norwich Museums, England

Oglethorpe University Museum, Georgia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by Théodore Rousseau online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Regional Art Gallery in Liberec, Czech Republic
Landscape with a Swamp

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
3 paintings online

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

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 Ordrupgaard Collection, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Sunset in the Forest, 1856-58

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
The Forest of Fontainebleau: Morning, ca.1850

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

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)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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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 SiteTheodore Rousseau at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteTheodore Rousseau at The Artchive  

Notable SiteTheodore Rousseau at The Athenaeum  
43 works online by Rousseau

Notable SiteTheodore Rousseau 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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Theodore Rousseau at CGFA  

Digital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
The Fisherman, Early Morning

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Theodore Rousseau  
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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

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Sunset over the Sands of Jean de Paris, 1864

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
Article discussing Rousseau's Forest of Fontainebleau, ca.1849-55

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
Article discussing Rousseau's View of Mont Blanc, Seen from La Faucille, ca.1863-67

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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