Published collection of photographs or art prints that documents an artist's lifework, often containing commentary on the principal works, important influences, and so on.
A complete, systematic and critical listing of all the known works of a single artist that provides comprehensive information including provenance for each work.
A scholarly catalogue which should include all the known works by an artist at the time of publication. Essential information by which works are identified is included.
A systematic and comprehensive compendium containing all the known works of an artist. "Raisonne" denotes that every piece has been thoroughly and accurately appraised and described, as well as illustrated whenever possible. Title, dimensions, date, techniques, states, edition anomalies, printer, publisher etc. are meticulously recorded and assigned a permanent reference number: an indispensable aid for the collector, student and professional.
a book that is written by a leading scholar with the aim of listing all of the works that the chosen artist has created
a definitive listing of an artist's work prepared by a leading scholar
A catalogue raisonne is a sort resume or curriculum vitae for an artist: a complete listing of all known works of a particular artist, providing photographs of each work and details on them.
A catalogue of all an artist's known works, including exhibition dates, details about selected works, and examples of signatures that the artist used. These books, which also provide well-researched biographies of the artist, can be an important tool for collectors looking to broaden their knowledge of a particular painter's work.
This is a scholarly and comprehensive catalogue of all the works known to have been produced by a particular artist by the date of publication. In the case of prints, it usually includes images of each print and details about date, edition size, printing method, size of image, size of sheet, printer and so on.
(Fr. "reasoned catalogue": pron. catalog re-zo NAY) Complete descriptive listing of an artist's works.
A Catalogue RaisonnÃ© is a special type of book. It is a scholarly publication that contains reproductions of all the known works of a particular artist, along with a description and commentary for each work. It is thus, in effect "The Collected Works of...".