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Eva Gonzalès, Tea Time, 1865−69, Oil on canvas, 94 × 60 cm. Private collection (Left). Édouard Manet, Eva Gonzalès, 1870, Oil on canvas, 191.1 × 133.4 cm. The National Gallery, London. In partnership with Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin (Right).

Verso: Bearden Oral Histories and Women of the Impressionist Circle

April 2024 | Women of the Impressionist Circle: An Ongoing Series Join us for the next events in the series as we continue to celebrate the women artists, collectors, philanthropists, and advisors who shaped the international success of one of the most important movements in art history. More information about the series and recordings of past

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Page from a “catalogue raisonné” of shells and other curiosities of nature, published in 1736 by M. Gersaint, a Parisian art dealer. Connoisseurs were encouraged to see these curious objects for themselves at Gersaint’s gallery on the Pont Nôtre-Dame. Images courtesy of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

What is a Catalogue Raisonné and Why is it Useful?

Catalogue Raisonné Defined A “catalogue raisonné” is a compendium of an artist’s complete works or a defined subset of works, sometimes with additional information or commentary included in the publication. Some publications list each work with a title and a basic description of its physical properties, such as medium and dimensions. Other publications contain provenance,

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Image: [Unidentified], Gallery & Studio (2004): 21–22., 2004; Romare Bearden Papers [qvluh9q8], The Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

Verso: Archive and Catalogue Raisonné Releases, Artificial Intelligence, and Impressionism

March 2024 | New in the Romare Bearden Archives “It is extremely difficult to talk of such a phenomenal person and universal artist in the past tense,” wrote Fabian A. Badejo (Tribute to Romare Bearden), yet so many did. Tributes, obituaries, clippings, condolences, and the program for Romare Bearden’s memorial at St. John the Divine

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Tyla Vaeau. When Will You Marry._ from Dee and Dallas Do Gauguin. 2009.

Verso: Oral Histories, Related Exhibitions, and Grappling with Gauguin

November 2023 New Oral Histories: Romare Bearden This month, we will release another edition of our Bearden Oral Histories series featuring Romare Bearden’s biographer, Myron Schwartzman. Schwartzman, Professor Emeritus of English at Baruch College, is the author of the biography Romare Bearden: His Life and Art (1990). Having befriended Bearden in 1978, Schwartzman conducted extensive interviews with the

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