Musée d'Orsay: Documentary Resources

Documentary Resources

The Musée d'Orsay aims to encourage research into the history of art in the second half of the 19th century. To this end, it has set up the Prix du Musée d'Orsay. On this website, in addition to the, the directory of artis, and links to the data ases containing the Museum’s collections, the researcher can find online resources which are continually updated: an index of the museum's collection of archives and of detailed inventories already compiled, an index of works (texts and images) mentioned in the archives of art dealer Ambroise Vollard, and a database on the Salons, currently under construction.

Museum's collections
Paintings placed in the museum's reserves - Index of collections
Artists directory
Detail of L'atelier de Bazille - Artists directory
Other databases
Library in the Palais de Nathaniel de Rothschild (project, detail) - Other databases
Collection of archives
Computer screen in the documentation room - Collection of archives
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