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Paul Signac

[French Pointillist Painter, 1863-1935]

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Original works by Paul Signac available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
18 works by Signac

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

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 SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Les Andelys, The Washerwomen

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Portrait of Félix Fénéon

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

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Les dix-huit cheminées de Saint-Denis, 1933
Au temps d'harmonie, 1893-95

Notable SitePaul Signac at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Antibes, le marché (The Market), 1919

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Charleston, the country home of the Bloomsbury Group, East Sussex, England

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Tennessee
St. Briac, La Croix des Marins, 1885

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
Sante Maria della Salute
The Modistes

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Coast Scene

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

Jewish Museum in Prague, Czech Republic - Provenance Research & Restitution
L'Hirondelle Steamship (Seine near Samois), 1901 (item #60.608)
River Landscape, 1927 (item #60.691)

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "S"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Magyar Nemzeti Galéria (Hungarian National Gallery), Budapest
In the time of harmony, the golden age has not passed, it is still to come, 1896

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
5 works

Musée de Grenoble, France (in French)  
Illustrated letter from the artist

Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris
Venice, 1908

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Setting Sun. Sardine Fishing. Adagio, 1891

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
View of Golden Horn in Constantinople, 1907

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Gasometers at Clichy

National Museum of Art of Romania
Gate (Saint Tropez)

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
The Port of Saint-Tropez, ca.1901

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
La calanque, 1906

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina, Vienna
Venice, The Pink Cloud, 1909

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Port-en-Bessin, The Beach, 1884
Paimpol, 1925

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Railway junction near Bois-Colombes, 1885

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Harbour of Saint-Tropez, 1895

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Samois, Studie Nr.8

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Port de Saint Tropez

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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 SitePaul Signac at The Athenaeum
30 works online by Signac

Notable SitePaul Signac in the WebMuseum

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Boston College Fine Arts Department

Paul Signac at CGFA

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

Olga's Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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Rasiel's Wallpapers
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State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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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"

Philippe Gambette Web Site (in French)  
La Voile jaune, from the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Besançon

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

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Paul Signac  
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 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

Art + Auction Magazine
Cassis, Cap Canaille, 1889

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
Symphonic Seas, Oceans of Liberty: Paul Signac's La Mer: Les Barques (Concarneau)

The New York Observer
"The Near-Great Signac Gets Very Big Exhibit", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
look inside

Paul Signac: A Collection of Watercolours and Drawings


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