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Simon Vouet: Saint Catherine of Alexandria
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Simon Vouet

[French Baroque Era Painter, 1590-1649]

• Relationships: Brother of Aubin Vouet.
Vouet's students included Valentin de Boulogne, Charles Le Brun, Pierre Mignard, Eustache Le Sueur, Nicolas Chaperon, Claude Mellan and Abraham Willaerts.
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Original works by Simon Vouet 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 SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
5 works by Vouet

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
4 works online by Vouet

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Presentation in the Temple, ca.1640-41

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Study of a kneeling semi-nude male raising his right hand, 1635

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Wealth, ca.1640

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Woman Nude to the Waist, 1630-40

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
11 painting

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Saint Sebastian, ca.1618-20

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Ceres and Harvesting Cupids

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Allegory of Prudence, ca.1645

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Head of an Angel

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Saint Cecilia, ca.1626

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
The Toilet of Venus

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
3 works online

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
La Crucifixion

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Étude pour une figure d'Endymion

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Saint Louis enlevé au ciel

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

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

Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy
Use the "right" arrow to advance to Sala 8 in order to see Simon Vouet's David with the Head of Goliath

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Time Discovering the Love of Venus and Mars, ca.1640

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Saint Charles Borromée priant pour les pestiférés de Milan

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
9 works online

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia

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)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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The Rape of Europa, ca.1640

Virtual Uffizi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
The Virgin and Child

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)
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 SiteSimon Vouet at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteSimon Vouet 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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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

PBase Photo Sharing
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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

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Simon Vouet  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

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