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French Art and Artists

The Academic Tradition - Rehs Galleries
Online exhibition of French Academic paintings by Bouguereau, Guillou, Munier, Perrault and others.

The Age of Enlightenment in the paintings of France's national museums
Historical background information, index of artists and their works.

Art Movements - Artcyclopedia
Select a movement from Pre-Renaissance art to forms of Modernism, to find a lot of relevant information about artists involved in these movements.

Chateau de Versailles
Art and architectural masterpieces at one of France's great treasures. Includes stunning panoramic views of the King's Chamber, the Hall of Mirrors and the Court of the Chateau.

French artists - Artcyclopedia
Chronological listing, select an artist to find out where you can view his (or her) works in online exhibitions, related web sites, and articles about the artist.

Musée de l'Orangerie
Tuileries garden museum hosts a collection gathered by Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume of paintings by Derain, Renoir, Soutines, Cezanne, Picasso and Matisse

Musée du Louvre
Divided into 7 departments, the Louvre collections incorporate works dating from the birth of the great antique civilisations right up to the first half of the XIXth century.
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Musee Marmottan Monet
Not just devoted to the works of Monet, this museum houses collections of the Primitives, artists of the First Empire, Monet and other Impresssionist and Post-Impressionist artists.

Musee Rodin

National Gallery of Art - French Painting 19th century
Online tours of the collection, including information about the works of Manet, Pissaro, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Gauguin, Monet, Degas, the Romantics and Realists.
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The State Hermitage Museum: French Painting
French Painting: 15th-18th Centuries. You can also select the section on French painting of the 19th and 20th Century.

Web Gallery of Art
Over 5,000 digital reproductions of European paintings and sculptures from the years 1200 to 1700, as well as biographical notes. Search by artist, or take a guidedtour to understand the artistic and historical relationship between different artworks and artists in the collection.
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Web Museum Paris
Explore the famous paintings collection, or the special exhibition currently featuring Paul Cezanne, and medieval art.

World Wide Art Resources
Search or browse by category of Art Movements, including Renaissance art, Realism, Fauvism, Impressionism and a lot more. You can also choose to search from the alphabetized list of artists.

WWW Virtual Library : History of Art
Search or browse by artist name, periods, schools, countries, themes or museums.

Yahoo list of French artists
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