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Catalogues of the Collection of the Musée Fabre

  • Albenas, G, Catalogue des peintures et sculptures exposés dans les galleries du musée Fabre de la Ville de Montpellier, Serre and Rougégous, Montpellier, 1904.
  • Chefs-d’oeuvre de la peinture: 100 masterpieces: de Jean Cousin à Degas (exh. cat.), Musée Fabre, Montpellier, 1988 (French and English).
  • Les Chefs-d’oeuvre du musée de Montpellier (exh. cat.), Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, 1939.
  • Claparède, J, Catalogue du musée Fabre, unpublished, 1962.
  • La collection du XXe siècle du musée Fabre: acquisitions, dons, dépôts, prêts, Musée Fabre, Montpellier, 1996.
  • Courbet à Montpellier (exh. cat.), Musée Fabre and Ville de Montpellier, Montpellier, 1985.
  • De la nature: paysages de Poussin à Courbet dans les collections du musée Fabre (exh. cat.), Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris; Ville de Montpellier, Montpellier; Diffusion, Seuil, Paris, c. 1996.
  • Musée Fabre, Catalogue des peintures et sculptures: exposées dans les galeries du musée Fabre de la ville de Montpellier, Roumégous and Déhan, Montpellier, 1914.
  • Tableaux flamands et hollandais du musée Fabre de Montpellier (exh. cat.), Institut Néerlandais, Paris; Musée Fabre, Montpellier, 1998.
Books and Articles Related to the Collection of the Musée Fabre
  • Bajou, T, ‘The Musée Fabre and its collectors’, Apollo, vol. 129, no. 323, January 1989, pp. 3–11, 67–68.
  • Hilaire, M, The Musée Fabre, Montpellier, rev. ed., Fondation BNP Paribas & Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2001.
  • Hilaire, M, et al., ‘100 chefs-d’oeuvre de Véronèse à Soulages: le très riche musée Fabre à Montpellier’, L’Estampille/L’Objet d’art, special number, no. 73, February 2001.
  • Hilaire, M, and L Pellicer, ‘François-Xavier Fabre, peintre et collectionneur’, L’Estampille/L’Objet d’art, special number, 2000.
  • De Jean Cousin à Degas: Chefs d’oeuvre de la peinture (exh. cat.), Musée Fabre, Montpellier, 1988.
  • Pellicer, L, ‘François-Xavier Fabre in his museum’, Apollo, vol. 129, no. 323, January 1989, pp. 12–17, 67–68.
Primary Material
  • Baudelaire, C, Salon de 1846, ed. D Kelley, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1975.
  • Bazille, F, Correspondance, ed. D Vatuone, Presses du Languedoc, Montpellier, c. 1992.
  • Courbet, G, Letters of Gustave Courbet, ed. and trans. P ten-Doesschate Chu, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1992.
  • Degas, E, Degas by himself: drawings, prints, paintings, writings, ed. R Kendall, Little, Brown, Boston, 2000.
  • Delacroix, E, Eugène Delacroix: selected letters, 1813–1863, ed. and trans. J Stewart, c. 1970, ArtWorks, Boston, 2001.
  • Diderot, D, Diderot on art, 2 vols., trans. J Goodman, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1995.
  • Girodet-Trioson, A, Les amours des dieux, text by P.A. Coupin, Engelmann, Paris, 1826.
  • Goncourt, E and J de, French eighteenth-century painters, ed. and trans. R Ironside, 2nd ed., Phaidon, Oxford, 1981.
  • Poussin, N, Lettres et propos sur l’art, ed. A Blunt, Hermann, Paris, 1989.
  • Voltaire, The age of Louis XIV, and other selected writings, trans. JH Brumfitt, Twayne Publishers, New York, 1965.
Readings on Artists Featured in the Exhibition
  • Aubrun, M, Léon Benouville 1821–1859: catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre, Assoc. des amis de Leon Benouville, Nantes, 1981.
  • Bajou, V, Frédéric Bazille, 1841–1870, Edisud, La Calade, Aix-en-Provence, c. 1993.
  • Bordes, P, ‘François-Xavier Fabre, peintre d’histoire’, Burlington Magazine, vol. 117, February/March 1975, pp. 90–98, 155–163.
  • Brookner, A, Greuze: the rise and fall of an eighteenth-century phenomenon, Elek, London, 1972.
  • Chang, T, ‘“The meeting”: Gustave Courbet and Alfred Bruyas’, Burlington Magazine, vol. 138, September 1996, pp. 586–591.
  • Clark, T.J., Image of the people: Gustave Courbet and the 1848 Revolution, rev. ed., London: Thames and Hudson, 1982.
  • Edelstein, TJ (ed.), Perspectives on Morisot, Hudson Hills & Rizzoli, New York, c. 1990.
  • Gaehtgens, T, et al., Joseph-Marie Vien, peintre du roi, 1716–1809, Arthena, Paris, 1988.
  • Gray, C, Armand Guillaumin, Pequot, Chester, Conn., 1972.
  • Higonnet, A, Berthe Morisot’s images of women, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., c. 1992.
  • Johnson, L, The paintings of Eugène Delacroix: a critical catalogue, Clarendon, Oxford, 1981, 2002.
  • Lajer-Burcharth, E, Necklines: the art of Jacques-Louis David after the Terror, Yale University Press, New Haven, c. 1999.
  • McTighe, S, Nicolas Poussin’s landscape allegories, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1996.
  • Marin, L, Sublime Poussin, trans. Catherine Porter, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1999.
  • Oberhuber,K, Poussin: The early years in Rome, Hudson Hills, New York, 1988.
  • Olson, T, Poussin and France: painting, humanism, and the politics of style, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., c. 2002.
  • Rifkin, A, Ingres then, and now, Routledge, London, 2000.
  • Rosenfeld, M, Largillierre and the eighteenth-century portrait, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, c. 1982.
  • Schulman, M, Frédéric Bazille, 1841–1870: catalogue raisonné, peintures, dessins, pastels, aquarelles: sa vie, son oeuvre, sa correspondance, Editions de l’amateur & Editions des catalogues raisonnés, Paris, 1995.
  • Schulman, M, Théodore Rousseau: 1812–1867, Editions de l’amateur & Editions des catalogues raisonnés, Paris, 1997.
  • Shone, R, Sisley, rev. ed. Phaidon, London, 1999.
  • Sutton, D, ‘Gaspard Dughet: some aspects of his art’, Gazette Beaux-Arts, vol. 60, 1962, pp. 269–312.
  • Vigne, G, Ingres, trans. John Goodman, Abbeville, New York, 1995.
  • Watelin, J, Le peintre J-L de Marne, 1752–1829, La Bibliothèque des arts, Paris, 1962.
  • Willk-Brocard, N, Une dynastie les Hallé: Daniel (1614–1675), Claude-Guy (1652–1736), Noël (1711–1781), Arthena, Paris, c. 1995.
  • Wright, B (ed.), The Cambridge companion to Delacroix, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001.
Further Reading
  • Bailey, C, Patriotic taste: collecting modern art in pre-Revolutionary Paris, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 2002.
  • Bailly-Herzberg, J, L’Art du paysage en France au XIXe siècle: De l’atelier au plein air, Flammarion, Paris, 2000.
  • Berger, R, Versailles: The château of Louis XIV, College Art Association of America & Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Penn., 1985.
  • Blunt, A, Art and architecture in France, 1500–1700, rev. ed. by R Beresford, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1999.
  • Boime, A, The Academy and French painting in the nineteenth century, Phaidon, London, 1971.
  • Brown, D, Romanticism, Phaidon, London, 2001.
  • Bryson, N, Tradition and desire: from David to Delacroix, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1984.
  • Bryson, N, Word and image: French painting of the ancien régime’, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1981.
  • Chastel, A, French art, 3 vols., trans. Deke Dusinberre, Flammarion, Paris, 1994–1995.
  • Chu, P, Nineteenth-century European art, Harry N Abrams, New York, 2003.
  • Clark, TJ, The absolute bourgeois: artists and politics in France, 1848–1851, Thames and Hudson, London, 1973.
  • Clark, TJ, The painting of modern life: Paris and the art of Manet and his followers, rev. ed., Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 1999.
  • Conisbee, P, Painting in eighteenth-century France, Cornell University Press, New York, 1981.
  • Craske, M, Art in Europe, 1700–1831: a history of the visual arts in an era of unprecedented urban economic growth, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997.
  • Crow, T, Emulation: making artists for revolutionary France, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1995.
  • Crow, T, Painters and public life in eighteenth-century Paris, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1985.
  • Duro, P, The Academy and the limits of painting in seventeenth-century France, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
  • Frascina, F, et al., Modernity and modernism: French painting in the nineteenth century, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn.; Open University, London, 1993.
  • Fried, M, Absorption and theatricality: painting and beholder in the age of Diderot, University of California Press, Berkeley, 1980.
  • von Kalnein, W and M Levey, Art and architecture of the eighteenth century in France, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1972.
  • Levey, M, Painting and sculpture in France, 1700–1789, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1993.
  • MacKenzie, J, Orientalism: history, theory and the arts, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1995.
  • Mérot, A, French painting in the seventeenth century, trans. C Beamish, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1995.
  • Michel, P (ed.) Mazari, prince des collectionneurs: les collections et l’ameublement du Cardinal Mazarin (1602–1661), Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1999.
  • Montagu, J, The expression of the passions, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1994.
  • Nochlin, L, Realism, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1971.
  • Nochlin, L (ed.), Realism and tradition in art, 1848–1900: sources and documents, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1966.
  • Peltre, C, Orientalism in art, trans. J Goodman, Abbeville, New York, 1998.
  • Thomas, G, ‘The topographical aesthetic in French tourism and landscape’, Nineteenth-century art worldwide (Spring 2002) www.19thc-artworldwide.org/spring_02/articles/thom.html: pp. 1–25
  • Wakefield, D, French eighteenth-century painting, Gordon Fraser, London, 1984.
  • Weisberg, G (ed.), The European realist tradition, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1982.
Exhibition Catalogues
  • Achille-Etna Michallon (exh. cat.), Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, c. 1994.
  • The age of Louis XV: French painting 1710–1774 (exh. cat.), Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, 1975.
  • The age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard: masterpieces of French genre painting (exh. cat.), Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn.; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2003.
  • Alfred Sisley (exh. cat.), Royal Academy of Arts, London; Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1992.
  • Alfred Sisley: poète de l’impressionnisme (exh. cat.), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyons; Réunion des Musées nationaux, Paris, 2002.
  • Berthe Morisot 1841–1895 (exh. cat.), Palais de Beaux-Arts, Lille; Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2002.
  • Berthe Morisot 1841–1895 (exh. cat.), JPL Fine Arts, London, 1990.
  • Charles-Joseph Natoire: Nîmes, 1700 – Castel Gandolfo, 1777:peintures, dessins, estampes et tapisseries des collections publiques françaises (exh. cat.), Musee des Beaux-Art, Troyes, 1977.
  • Corot 1796–1875 (exh. cat.), Galeries nationales du Grand Palais and Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1996.
  • Courbet: artiste et promoteur de son œuvre (exh. cat.), Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne; Flammarion, Paris, 1998.
  • Courbet reconsidered (exh. cat.), Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 1988.
  • Delacroix in Morocco (exh. cat.), Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, 1994.
  • L’École de Barbizon: peindre en plein air avant l’impressionnisme (exh. cat.), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyons; Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2002.
  • Eugène Isabey: paintings, watercolors, drawings, lithographs (exh. cat.), Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass., 1967.
  • Frédéric Bazille: prophet of Impressionism (exh. cat.), Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; Musée Fabre, Montpellier, 1992.
  • French painting, 1774–1830: the age of revolution (exh. cat.), Grand Palais, Paris, 1975.
  • Gaspard Dughet, called Gaspar Poussin 1615–75: a French landscape painter in seventeenth century Rome and his influence on British art (exh. cat.), Greater London Council for The Iveagh Bequest, London, 1980.
  • Le grand siècle: peintures françaises du XVIIe siècle dans les collections publiques françaises (exh. cat.), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montreal, 1993.
  • Granet, peintre de Rome (exh. cat.), Association des Amis du musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, 1992.
  • Gustave Courbet (1819–1877): later paintings (exh. cat.), Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York; Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, c. 1998.
  • Henri-Joseph Harpignies: paintings and watercolors (exh. cat.), Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, 1979.
  • Hippolyte, Auguste et Paul Flandrin: une fraternité picturale au XIXe siècle (exh. cat.), Musée du Luxembourg & Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1984
  • Hubert Robert: the pleasure of ruins (exh. cat.), Wildenstein, New York, 1988.
  • Impressions of light: the French landscape from Corot to Monet (exh. cat.), MFA Publications, Boston, c. 2002.
  • Impressionist still life (exh. cat.), Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; Harry N Abrams, New York, 2001.
  • In the light of Italy: Corot and early open-air painting (exh. cat.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1996.
  • Jacques-Louis David, 1748–1825 (exh. cat.), Musée du Louvre & Éditions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1989.
  • Jean-Baptiste Greuze, 1725–1805 (exh. cat.), Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Conn., 1976.
  • Landscapes of France: impressionism and its rivals (exh. cat.), Hayward Gallery, London, 1995.
  • Laurent de La Hyre, 1606–1656: l’homme et l’oeuvre (exh. cat.), Skira, Genève; Musée de Grenoble 1988.
  • The loves of the gods: mythological painting from Watteau to David (exh. cat.), Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth; Rizzoli, New York, c. 1992
  • Madame de Pompadour et les arts (exh. cat.), Musée National des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon, Versailles; Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2002.
  • Monet & Bazille: a collaboration (exh. cat.), High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Ga.; Harry N Abrams, New York, 1999.
  • Nicolas Poussin, 1594–1665 (exh. cat.), Zwemmer & Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1995.
  • 1789: French art during the revolution (exh. cat.), Colnaghi, New York, 1989.
  • Orientalism: Delacroix to Klee (exh. cat.), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1997.
  • Paul Guigou, 1834–1871 (exh. cat.), William Beadleston Inc, New York, 1987.
  • Les Peintres du Roi 1648–1793 (exh. cat.), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tours; Musée des Augustins, Toulouse; Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2000.
  • Richelieu: art and power (exh. cat.), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montreal, 2002.
  • Sébastien Bourdon, 1616–1671 (exh. cat.), Musée Fabre, Montpellier; Musées de Strasbourg; Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2000.
  • Simon Vouet, ou, l’éloquence sensible (exh. cat.), Staatsbibliothek de Munich; Musée des beaux-arts de Nantes; Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2002.
  • Subleyras 1699–1749 (exh. cat.), Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication & Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1987.
  • Théodore Rousseau: the language of nature (exh. cat.), Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, 2002.
  • Visages du Grand Siècle: Le portrait français sous le règne de Louis XIV 1660–1715 (exh. cat.), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes; Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, 1997.
  • Vouet (exh. cat.), Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais & Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1990.
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