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The WPI is the copyright holder of all books published by the Wildenstein Institute. The Wildenstein Institute partnered with international presses such as La Bibliothèque des Arts, Taschen, and Skira to produce more than 50 titles on a wide range of French artists, with a strong focus on 18th and 19th-century art. To encourage the study and appreciation of these artists and their works, the WPI has digitized these publications, which are now freely accessible below.

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Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) was once a stockbroker before he decided to devote his life to painting, which he first approached as an amateur. From Pont-Aven and Tahiti, where he sojourned multiple times, to Arles in 1888, the year of his painful split with Van Gogh, Gauguin created an original œuvre characterized by simple forms, the subjective value of colors, but most importantly, by its mystical yet anxious renderings of human destiny. Georges Wildenstein 1964 Les Beaux-Arts, Édition...
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Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) was once a stockbroker before he decided to devote his life to painting, which he first approached as an amateur. From Pont-Aven and Tahiti, where he sojourned multiple times, to Arles in 1888, the year of his painful split with Van Gogh, Gauguin created an original œuvre characterized by simple forms, the subjective value of colors, but most importantly, by its mystical yet anxious renderings of human destiny. In 1964, Georges Wildenstein published Gauguin’s first...
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The four-volume publication features 2,657 of Odilon Redon’s paintings, pastels, watercolors, and drawings. Because Redon (1840–1916) rarely dated his work, the catalogues are organized thematically to instead highlight significant elements of the artist’s œuvre, and the reiteration of certain motifs. The first volume is dedicated to portraits and figures, while the second deals with myths, legends and Redon’s overall interest in the fantastic. The third volume gathers Redon’s still...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Odilon Redon
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by Georges Wildenstein
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Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806) entertained over the course of his rich career many genres, which include fête galantes, “portraits de fantaisie,” landscapes, and religious history. A chronological essay opens the catalogue, followed by an inventory of 545 paintings, all illustrated. Translated by C. W. Chilton (Introduction) and A. L. Kitson (Catalogue) 1960 Phaidon 339 pages, 22.5 x 30 cm,  350 illustrations including 16 in color Out of print
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jean Honoré Fragonard, Rococo, French painting
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by François Souchal, Françoise de La Moureyre and Henriette Dumuis
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This four-volume dictionary offers an in-depth survey of French sculpture under the reign of Louis XIV. The publication gathers over 100 sculptors, as well as reproductions and detailed analyses of their work. François Souchal, Françoise de La Moureyre and Henriette Dumuis  1977–1993 Wildenstein Foundation and Bruno Cassirer (V. I to III)  and Wildenstein Institute and Faber & Faber (V. 4) Volume I: A to F 1977 375 pages black & white illustrations
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Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) was once a stockbroker before he decided to devote his life to painting, which he first approached as an amateur. From Pont-Aven and Tahiti, where he sojourned multiple times, to Arles in 1888, the year of his painful split with Van Gogh, Gauguin created an original œuvre characterized by simple forms, the subjective value of colors, but most importantly, by its mystical yet anxious renderings of human destiny. In 1964, Georges Wildenstein published Gauguin’s first...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Paul Gauguin
The introduction to the catalogue examines Gustave Courbet’s (1819–1877) theories on Realism, while the two volumes gather 1,500 paintings, a few of them made in collaboration with his students. The publication also includes reproductions of drawings, sketchbooks, and a small number of sculptures. Bibliography, indexes and maps conclude the second volume.  Volume I: 1819-1865, Peintures 1977  279 pages 5 color plates 525 black & white figures 
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Gustave Courbet
The inventory and analysis of the complete œuvre of Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) required no less than seven volumes, including one dedicated to the Radeau de la Méduse and the monomanes. Attracted to dramatic representations, Géricault is often considered one of the first Romantic painters. However, his striking depictions of tragic events also make him a precursor of Realism. Documentation: Élizabeth Raffy Fondation Wildenstein et Wildenstein Institute ISBN-13: 9782908063004 Volume...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Théodore Géricault
The catalogue of Gustave Caillebotte’s (1848–1894) œuvre presents 477 paintings organized chronologically. The first part of this publication contextualizes Caillebotte’s work among that of other Impressionist artists, dwells on Caillebotte’s interest in sailing, and highlights the breadth of his sources of inspiration. Archival documents, an annotated bibliography, and other  valuable pieces of information are gathered in the publication’s appendices. Marie Berhaut 1978 Fondation...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Gustave Caillebotte
The first of the four volumes in the revised edition of the catalogue raisonné is a biography of Claude Monet (1840–1926), later published as a stand-alone study of the artist’s work. The following three volumes document some of the 2,050 pictures Monet made over the course of his long and fruitful career. Monet’s catalogue raisonné was the first installment in the Wildenstein Institute/Benedikt Taschen’s editorial partnership, which aimed to increase the international circulation of...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Claude Monet
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by Albert Besnard, Georges Wildenstein
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The catalog emphasizes the skill and observational gifts of Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704–1788), who renewed the art of portrait painting and the technique of pastel to offer an original panorama of the cosmopolitan society of the eighteenth century. Albert Besnard and Georges Wildenstein 1928 Paris, Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents collection “L’Art français” 333 pages, 25 x 32.5 cm 268 black & white figures and 120 black & white plates Out of print
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Maurice Quentin de La Tour
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by Georges Wildenstein; Daniel Wildenstein
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The two new editions of the catalogue raisonné of Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin (1699–1779) offer drastic revisions to the artist’s painted œuvre. The works are no longer organized thematically, but rather chronologically, and the authors only included 406 paintings, down from the 1,237 inventoried in the 1933 edition of the catalogue.  Georges Wildenstein,  revised and augmented by Daniel Wildenstein 1969  Bruno Cassirer 276 pages, 25 x 32 cm 60 color plates 180 black & white...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin Cassirer
The four-volume publication features 2,657 of Odilon Redon’s paintings, pastels, watercolors, and drawings. Because Redon (1840–1916) rarely dated his work, the catalogues are organized thematically to instead highlight significant elements of the artist’s œuvre, and the reiteration of certain motifs. The first volume is dedicated to portraits and figures, while the second deals with myths, legends and Redon’s overall interest in the fantastic. The third volume gathers Redon’s still...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Odilon Redon
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by Paul Jamot; Georges Wildenstein
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These two volumes survey the art of Édouard Manet (1832–1883). The first volumes includes a monographic study that features a chronology, a genealogical tree, and catalogues 546 paintings and pastels organized chronologically. The second volume gathers reproductions of the works spanning multiple genres: portraits, still-lives, landscapes and genre paintings. Paul Jamot and Georges Wildenstein Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents, collection “L’Art français” Out of...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Édouard Manet, Édouard Manet
The four-volume publication features 2,657 of Odilon Redon’s paintings, pastels, watercolors, and drawings. Because Redon (1840–1916) rarely dated his work, the catalogues are organized thematically to instead highlight significant elements of the artist’s œuvre, and the reiteration of certain motifs. The first volume is dedicated to portraits and figures, while the second deals with myths, legends and Redon’s overall interest in the fantastic. The third volume gathers Redon’s still...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Odilon Redon
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by Alexandre Ananoff and Daniel Wildenstein
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François Boucher (1703–1770), Madame de Pompadour’s favorite painter, is the focus of this two-volume catalogue, which gathers 690 of his works. The study of a number of these paintings features related engravings, preparatory sketches, or reproductions of important Decorative Art ensembles Boucher’s œuvre inspired. This publication also includes a detailed chronology of the painter’s life and career, a list of 18th-century sales, a bibliography and a few indexes.  Volume II:...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, François Boucher
The first of the four volumes in the revised edition of the catalogue raisonné is a biography of Claude Monet (1840–1926), later published as a stand-alone study of the artist’s work. The following three volumes document some of the 2,050 pictures Monet made over the course of his long and fruitful career. Monet’s catalogue raisonné was the first installment in the Wildenstein Institute/Benedikt Taschen’s editorial partnership, which aimed to increase the international circulation of...
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by Georges Wildenstein
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The catalogue raisonné of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780–1867) gathers 325 paintings organized chronologically, all reproduced. This publication has not only become a reference in the study of the artist’s œuvre, but was the first catalogue of paintings, and the first volume published outside of the series “L’Art français.” A section titled “Éloge d’Ingres” traces Ingres’ long, successful career and follows the evolution of his work, rooted in religious and classical...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
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by Alexandre Ananoff and Daniel Wildenstein
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François Boucher (1703–1770), Madame de Pompadour’s favorite painter, is the focus of this two-volume catalogue, which gathers 690 of his works. The study of a number of these paintings features related engravings, preparatory sketches, or reproductions of important Decorative Art ensembles Boucher’s œuvre inspired. This publication also includes a detailed chronology of the painter’s life and career, a list of 18th-century sales, a bibliography and a few indexes.  Volume I:...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, François Boucher, Decorative Art, French painting, François Boucher
The first of the four volumes in the revised edition of the catalogue raisonné is a biography of Claude Monet (1840–1926), later published as a stand-alone study of the artist’s work. The following three volumes document some of the 2,050 pictures Monet made over the course of his long and fruitful career. Monet’s catalogue raisonné was the first installment in the Wildenstein Institute/Benedikt Taschen’s editorial partnership, which aimed to increase the international circulation of...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Claude Monet
The inventory and analysis of the complete œuvre of Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) required no less than seven volumes, including one dedicated to the Radeau de la Méduse and the monomanes. Attracted to dramatic representations, Géricault is often considered one of the first Romantic painters. However, his striking depictions of tragic events also make him a precursor of Realism. Documentation: Élizabeth Raffy Fondation Wildenstein et Wildenstein Institute ISBN-13: 9782908063004 Volume...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Théodore Géricault
The inventory and analysis of the complete œuvre of Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) required no less than seven volumes, including one dedicated to the Radeau de la Méduse and the monomanes. Attracted to dramatic representations, Géricault is often considered one of the first Romantic painters. However, his striking depictions of tragic events also make him a precursor of Realism. Documentation: Élizabeth Raffy Fondation Wildenstein et Wildenstein Institute ISBN-13: 9782908063004 Volume...
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by Fred Leeman
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A painter and a draughtsman, Émile Bernard (1868–1941) is remembered as a theoretician of “cloisonnisme” and of “synthétisme,” which gave birth to pictural symbolism. Bernard was a friend of Cézanne, Van Gogh, Redon, and Gauguin who he met in Pont-Aven in 1886 and with whom he devised new painting techniques. In 1893, he traveled to Italy and Egypt, where he lived for six years before coming back to France in 1904. In this first monograph on Bernard, whose painted œuvre remains...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Émile Bernard
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by François Souchal, Françoise de La Moureyre and Henriette Dumuis
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This four-volume dictionary offers an in-depth survey of French sculpture under the reign of Louis XIV. The publication gathers over 100 sculptors, as well as reproductions and detailed analyses of their work. François Souchal, Françoise de La Moureyre and Henriette Dumuis  1977–1993 Wildenstein Foundation and Bruno Cassirer (V. I to III)  and Wildenstein Institute and Faber & Faber (V. 4) Volume II:  G to L 1981 459 pages black & white illustrations
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, French sculpture
The first of the four volumes in the revised edition of the catalogue raisonné is a biography of Claude Monet (1840–1926), later published as a stand-alone study of the artist’s work. The following three volumes document some of the 2,050 pictures Monet made over the course of his long and fruitful career. Monet’s catalogue raisonné was the first installment in the Wildenstein Institute/Benedikt Taschen’s editorial partnership, which aimed to increase the international circulation of...
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The first edition of the catalogue raisonné of the œuvre of Claude Monet (1840–1926) offers a compelling biography of the artist whose life is recounted in as many chapters as there were significant events in his career. For instance, some chapters address Monet’s encounter with Eugène Boudin or Georges Clemenceau, while others examine the successes and the challenges the artist faced over the course of his career, or the personal losses and public honors. In these five volumes, almost...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Claude Monet
The first edition of the catalogue raisonné of the œuvre of Claude Monet (1840–1926) offers a compelling biography of the artist whose life is recounted in as many chapters as there were significant events in his career. For instance, some chapters address Monet’s encounter with Eugène Boudin or Georges Clemenceau, while others examine the successes and the challenges the artist faced over the course of his career, or the personal losses and public honors. In these five volumes, almost...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Claude Monet
The four-volume publication features 2,657 of Odilon Redon’s paintings, pastels, watercolors, and drawings. Because Redon (1840–1916) rarely dated his work, the catalogues are organized thematically to instead highlight significant elements of the artist’s œuvre, and the reiteration of certain motifs. The first volume is dedicated to portraits and figures, while the second deals with myths, legends and Redon’s overall interest in the fantastic. The third volume gathers Redon’s still...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Odilon Redon
The introduction to the catalogue examines Gustave Courbet’s (1819–1877) theories on Realism, while the two volumes gather 1,500 paintings, a few of them made in collaboration with his students. The publication also includes reproductions of drawings, sketchbooks, and a small number of sculptures. Bibliography, indexes and maps conclude the second volume.  Volume II: 1866-1877 Dessins 1978  378 pages  7 color plates 608 black & white figures
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Gustave Courbet
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by Charles Sterling
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This publication calls attention to the central role of Paris in the production of art between the 13th and 15th centuries. In addition to painting, Sterling examines manuscript illuminations, stained glass, and tapestries.  Charles Sterling  1987–1990 Fondation Wildenstein and La Bibliothèque des Arts ISBN 13: 9782850470028 Volume I 1987 511 pages 328 color and black & white figures 
Topic: Medieval Art
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by François Souchal, Françoise de La Moureyre and Henriette Dumuis
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This four-volume dictionary offers an in-depth survey of French sculpture under the reign of Louis XIV. The publication gathers over 100 sculptors, as well as reproductions and detailed analyses of their work. François Souchal, Françoise de La Moureyre and Henriette Dumuis  1977–1993 Wildenstein Foundation and Bruno Cassirer (V. I to III)  and Wildenstein Institute and Faber & Faber (V. 4) Volume III:  M to Z 1987 464 pages black & white illustrations
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, French sculpture
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by Paul Jamot; Georges Wildenstein
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These two volumes survey the art of Édouard Manet (1832–1883). The first volumes includes a monographic study that features a chronology, a genealogical tree, and catalogues 546 paintings and pastels organized chronologically. The second volume gathers reproductions of the works spanning multiple genres: portraits, still-lives, landscapes and genre paintings. Paul Jamot and Georges Wildenstein Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents, collection “L’Art français” Out of...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Édouard Manet
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by Jean-Claude Martinet, Guy Wildenstein
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The first volume of Albert Marquet’s Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings is dedicated to the 741 paintings of his North-African period. Amateur of travels, Marquet first went to Morocco and Tangiers then to Algiers in 1920. He visited Tunisia in 1923 during his honeymoon, and Egypt in 1928. In 1941, Marquet acquired a country house in Djenan Sidi Said, a fifteen-minute drive from Algiers, which provided the artist with the exceptional palette of colors and motifs that inspired many of his works....
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Albert Marquet
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by Marie Berhaut with Sophie Pietri
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This new edition of Gustave Caillebotte’s catalogue raisonné brings together all of the 565 paintings and pastels known at the time of publication. Caillebotte (1848–1894) painted diverse subjects such as interior scenes and other snapshots of contemporary working-class life, landscapes, portraits, still lives, and views of Paris. An eclectic and private artist, a friend and patron of the Impressionists, Caillebotte was an important collector whose œuvre defies any strict...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Gustave Caillebotte
The first edition of the catalogue raisonné of the œuvre of Claude Monet (1840–1926) offers a compelling biography of the artist whose life is recounted in as many chapters as there were significant events in his career. For instance, some chapters address Monet’s encounter with Eugène Boudin or Georges Clemenceau, while others examine the successes and the challenges the artist faced over the course of his career, or the personal losses and public honors. In these five volumes, almost...
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by Charles Sterling
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This publication calls attention to the central role of Paris in the production of art between the 13th and 15th centuries. In addition to painting, Sterling examines manuscript illuminations, stained glass, and tapestries.  Charles Sterling  1987–1990 Fondation Wildenstein and La Bibliothèque des Arts ISBN 13: 9782850470028 Volume II 1990 499 pages 391 color and black & white figures
Topic: Medieval Art
The first edition of the catalogue raisonné of the œuvre of Claude Monet (1840–1926) offers a compelling biography of the artist whose life is recounted in as many chapters as there were significant events in his career. For instance, some chapters address Monet’s encounter with Eugène Boudin or Georges Clemenceau, while others examine the successes and the challenges the artist faced over the course of his career, or the personal losses and public honors. In these five volumes, almost...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Claude Monet
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by Georges Wildenstein, Daniel Wildenstein, Guy Wildenstein
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The life and career of Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825), which spanned the end of Louis XIV’s reign, the Revolution, and the first Empire, ended with the artist’s exile in Belgium. While an analysis of these important events form the core of this publication, the latter also includes a list of David’s students, a genealogy of his descendants, the artist’s speeches, and a substantial bibliography.  Daniel Wildenstein and Guy Wildenstein 1973 Fondation Wildenstein 330 pages, 27 x 36 cm...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jacques-Louis David
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by Pierre Francastel
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The sculptor François Girardon (1628–1715), a collaborator of Charles Le Brun in Versailles, created large sculptural groups for the royal castle and its gardens, including Apollon Servi par les Nymphes of the Bosquet des Bains d’Apollon. This publication demonstrates how Girardon, a “disciplined genius,” contributed to the success of French classical art.  Pierre Francastel 1928 Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents,  collection “L’Art français”  168 pages, 25...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, François Girardon
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Jean Béraud (1849–1935) was an attentive observer of Parisian life and a chronicler of the Belle Époque. Béraud’s paintings portrayed the modern, urban features of Paris. In his views of the city’s boulevards, of its famous and picturesques districts, from the Champs-Élysées to Montmartre, Béraud captured Paris in all of its diversity. He painted “élégantes,” wanderers, absinthe drinkers, pool players, opera dancers, modists or ice-skaters. Jean Béraud, La Belle Époque, the...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jean Béraud
The inventory and analysis of the complete œuvre of Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) required no less than seven volumes, including one dedicated to the Radeau de la Méduse and the monomanes. Attracted to dramatic representations, Géricault is often considered one of the first Romantic painters. However, his striking depictions of tragic events also make him a precursor of Realism. Documentation: Élizabeth Raffy Fondation Wildenstein et Wildenstein Institute ISBN-13: 9782908063004 Volume...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Théodore Géricault
The inventory and analysis of the complete œuvre of Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) required no less than seven volumes, including one dedicated to the Radeau de la Méduse and the monomanes. Attracted to dramatic representations, Géricault is often considered one of the first Romantic painters. However, his striking depictions of tragic events also make him a precursor of Realism. Documentation: Élizabeth Raffy Fondation Wildenstein et Wildenstein Institute ISBN-13: 9782908063004 Volume...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Théodore Géricault
Jacques André Joseph Aved (1702-1766) was a painter known for his portraits of the French bourgeoisie, particularly of the financial and artistic milieux. This catalogue was the first published in the collection Études et documents pour servir à l’histoire de l’Art français du XVIIIe siècle, directed par Georges Wildenstein, and gathers 182 works. Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents  ISBN-13: 9780259109310 Out of print Volume II: Catalogue de son œuvre 1922  204...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jacques André Joseph Aved
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by Jean Babelon
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Germain Pilon (1537–1590) was one of France’s greatest sculptors, and a very skilled craftsman who mastered the use of marble, stone, bronze, wood and terracotta. The second publication in the series “L’Art français,” Pilon’s catalogue critique features 121 works, all reproduced.  Jean Babelon 1927 Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents collection “L’Art français” 150 pages, 25 x 32.5 cm 82 black & white illustrations Out of print
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Germain Pilon
The first edition of the catalogue raisonné of the œuvre of Claude Monet (1840–1926) offers a compelling biography of the artist whose life is recounted in as many chapters as there were significant events in his career. For instance, some chapters address Monet’s encounter with Eugène Boudin or Georges Clemenceau, while others examine the successes and the challenges the artist faced over the course of his career, or the personal losses and public honors. In these five volumes, almost...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Claude Monet
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by Georges Pascal
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This publication is the first in Les Beaux-Arts’ second series dedicated to “L’Art français.” Smaller in size, this book was intended for a broader audience, and presents 219 works rigorously analyzed. This new editorial direction was particularly fitted to the work of Nicolas de Largillierre (1656–1746), an artist whose abundant painted œuvre calls for a meticulous selection. “He composed his paintings with great ease, and never was there a greater practitioner” said the...
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by Georges Wildenstein
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The two new editions of the catalogue raisonné of Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin (1699–1779) offer drastic revisions to the artist’s painted œuvre. The works are no longer organized thematically, but rather chronologically, and the authors only included 406 paintings, down from the 1,237 inventoried in the 1933 edition of the catalogue.  Chardin Georges Wildenstein 1963  Manesse Verlag Conzett & Huber 235 pages, 25 x 32 cm 60 color plates 177 black & white figures Out of print
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin Manesse
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by Georges Wildenstein
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An annotated text and chronology focusing on the life of Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin (1699–1779) and on prominent aspects of his paintings make up the first part of this catalogue critique. The remainder of the publication, which gathers 1,237 paintings, is organized into 25 thematic categories such as kitchen interiors, cellars, laundry rooms, desserts, and antics.  Georges Wildenstein 1933  Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents collection “L’Art français” 429...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin
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by Georges Wildenstein
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The first section of the catalogue critique of Nicolas Lancret’s (1690–1743) œuvre focuses on important aspects of the artist’s life such as his friendship with Antoine Watteau, how Lancret became known as a painter of “fêtes galantes,” and his success among European courts and contemporary collectors. The remainder of the publication is dedicated to the inventory of 787 paintings, which are arranged in thirty thematic sections. Georges Wildenstein 1924 Les Beaux-Arts, Édition...
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This catalogue presents 260 works of the Parisian painter and engraver Louis-Gabriel Moreau, or Moreau l’Aîné (1740–1806). The artist, who specialized in landscapes and views of the surroundings of Paris, including Neuilly, Saint-Cloud, and Vincennes, was very much sought-after by 18th-century amateurs. Georges Wildenstein 1923 Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents 80 pages, 25 x 32.5 cm 100 black & white illustrations Out of print
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Louis Moreau
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by Comte Arnauld Doria
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Comte Arnauld Doria’s account of Gabrielle Capet’s life and work remains a point of reference in the study of Capet, a student of the artist Adélaïde Labille-Guiard’s and a sought-after artist during the French Consulate and Empire periods. Gabrielle Capet (1761–1818) left a vivid collection of portraits, 135 of which are presented in this catalogue.  Comte Arnauld Doria 1934 Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents,  collection “L’Art français”  127 pages, 25 x...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Gabrielle Capet, Marie-Gabrielle Capet
The inventory and analysis of the complete œuvre of Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) required no less than seven volumes, including one dedicated to the Radeau de la Méduse and the monomanes. Attracted to dramatic representations, Géricault is often considered one of the first Romantic painters. However, his striking depictions of tragic events also make him a precursor of Realism. Documentation: Élizabeth Raffy Fondation Wildenstein et Wildenstein Institute ISBN-13: 9782908063004 Volume...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Théodore Géricault
The inventory and analysis of the complete œuvre of Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) required no less than seven volumes, including one dedicated to the Radeau de la Méduse and the monomanes. Attracted to dramatic representations, Géricault is often considered one of the first Romantic painters. However, his striking depictions of tragic events also make him a precursor of Realism. Documentation: Élizabeth Raffy Fondation Wildenstein et Wildenstein Institute ISBN-13: 9782908063004 Volume...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Théodore Géricault
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Jacques André Joseph Aved (1702-1766) was a painter known for his portraits of the French bourgeoisie, particularly of the financial and artistic milieux. This catalogue was the first published in the collection Études et documents pour servir à l’histoire de l’Art français du XVIIIe siècle, directed par Georges Wildenstein, and gathers 182 works. Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’études et de documents  ISBN-13: 9780259109310 Out of print Volume I: Biographie, Preuves 1922  234 pages 25...
Topics: Catalogue Raisonné, Jacques André Joseph Aved