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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 SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

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
Study of a kneeling semi-nude male raising his right hand, black chalk drawing, 1635

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

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Wealth, ca.1635

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

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
11 painting

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

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Ceres and Harvesting Cupids

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
3 works by Simon Vouet

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

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Time Vanquished by Hope, Love and Beauty, 1627

Notable SiteSimon Vouet at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Virgin and Child with Saint Elisabeth, the infant Saint John and Saint Catherine, 1624-26

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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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

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

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
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
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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
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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:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
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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 SiteArt Renewal Center

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  

Notable SiteWeb 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)  

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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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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)  

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