The only institution in the United States devoted to collecting, exhibiting and interpreting works by Europe’s academically-trained artists of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Art Renewal Center is a site rich with images and information on traditional, representational art. With the “largest on-line Museum on the internet and… thousands of high quality images of the greatest paintings and sculpture in history, the Art Renewal Center is building an encyclopedic collection of essays, biographies and articles by top scholars in the field.”

“The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London townhouse. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury.”

This museum owns ten paintings by Camille Roqueplan; the artist who painted our large-scale, pair of mid-1800′s genre paintings. Their collection of 18th c. French rococo art, which is unsurpassed, can be viewed on their website. This is a real treat for those who love 18th c. French art!

Henri Regnault’s Salome exhibited at the Salon of 1870. From the online database of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

“The national museum of the Musée d’Orsay opened to the public on 9 December 1986 to show the great diversity of artistic creation in the western world between 1848 and 1914. In the centre of Paris on the banks of the Seine, opposite the Tuileries Gardens, the museum was installed in the former Orsay railway station, built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900.”