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View Resource Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s

The National Gallery of Art offers this site to complement their exhibition of the same name, which is on view at the gallery until February 25, 2001. At the site, users can learn more about the exhibition, which features the work of numerous Parisian painters of the late nineteenth century, such as Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. A brief introductory essay...

https://www.nga.gov/research/publications/pdf-library/prints...
View Resource Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South

This Website is a companion to the Art Institute of Chicago's current exhibition of work by Paul Gauguin and Vincent Van Gogh. The focus of this show is the paintings produced during a time when the artists shared a studio in Arles, October-December 1888. During this period, the artists lived, ate, and worked together. They tested their individual theories of artmaking by painting a number of...

https://archive.artic.edu/vangogh/slide_intro.html
View Resource Philadelphia Museum of Art: Degas and the Dance

Throughout his prolific career, Edgar Degas had an enduring passion for depicting dance scenes, in particular the world of 19th century ballet. While the real exhibit of "Degas and the Dance" may have concluded in May 2003, this virtual exhibit provided by the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a lovely way to explore the various works of art created by Degas dealing with dance. Appropriately...

https://www.philamuseum.org/
View Resource Jacques-Louis David: Empire to Exile

Deftly combining art and history, this site from the Getty presents the works of painter Jacques-Louis David, "Image-maker to Napoleon". Although there are not a huge number David's paintings and drawings in the Web exhibition, those present are extensively researched. For example, a portrait of Suzanne Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau, daughter of an assassinated revolutionary who came to be called...

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/david/
View Resource Gustave Courbet

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents this full retrospective of the French artist Gustave Courbet (1819-1877). Courbet has been called the first modern artist for his tendency to paint explicit nudity and celebrity life style. The online exhibit includes information about the artist and his influence on the art world. In addition, visitors can listen in on an interview with curator Gary...

https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2008/gustave%...