Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898

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Belgian painter, engraver, and lithographer.

From the description of Letters, ca. 1870-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78991640

French artist.

From the description of Portion of an autograph letter signed : [Paris], to "Edmond", [ca. 1880]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857819

Rops was born in Belgium but spent his professional life moving between Belgium and France. A painter, engraver and lithographer, he is known particularly for depicting women in sexually provocative poses. He was a member of the avant-garde in Belgium; he was a founding member of the Société libre des beaux-arts and in 1886 he joined Les XX in Brussels. He was technically innovative and his prints have always been highly regarded by collectors. François Nys was a printer in Paris with whom Rops worked.

From the description of Correspondence, [18--]. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 36703932

Belgian artist.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to Monsieur Keym, éditeur, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657473

Felicien Rops was born in Belgium, but spent his professional life moving between Belgium and France. A painter, engraver and lithographer, Rops is known particularly for depicting women in sexually provocative poses. He was a member of the avant-garde in Belgium,a founding member of the Societe Libre des Beaux-Arts, and he joined Les XX in Brussels in 1886. He was technically innovative and his prints have always been highly regarded by collectors.

From the guide to the Rops Corespondence MS 0013., [18--], (Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Rassenfosse, Armand, 1862-1934. Letters to M. Nys, 1889-1894. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Exsteens, Maurice, b. 1887. Letters : to "Monsieur Holland", 1928 Dec. 11-1929 Jan. 4. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898. Félicien Rops autograph letter to unidentified recipient, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Régnier, Henri de, 1864-1936. Manuscript essays, n.d. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898. Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to Monsieur Keym, éditeur, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dohmen, Charles M. Catalogues, 1906-1914. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson),. Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Rops, Felicien, 1833-1898. Portion of an autograph letter signed : [Paris], to "Edmond", [ca. 1880]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson),. Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983. Yale University Library
creatorOf Rops Corespondence MS 0013., [18--] Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Marty, Andre, 1857-. Letters and manuscripts received by André Marty, ca. 1886-1911. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. Records, 1930-1991 (bulk 1937-1986) Grolier Club
creatorOf ROPS, FELICIEN. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898. Autograph letter signed with initials : Thozée, to "Mon cher Adolphe", [no year] Nov. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The, Michael G. Wilson, collection of Félicien Rops letters and other material., circa 1864 - circa 1910 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Balch Art Research Library
creatorOf Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898. Correspondence, [18--]. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
creatorOf Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898. Note [18--, n.p.] to Mr. Nys [n.p.]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Demolder correspondence : to Edmond Dèman MS 0019., 1896-1908, 1898-1904 Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Rops, Félicien, 1833-1898. Letters, ca. 1870-1886. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Wilson, Michael G., 1942-. The Michael G. Wilson collection of Félicien Rops letters and other material, circa 1864-circa 1910 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA
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associatedWith Demolder, Eugène, 1862-1919 person
associatedWith Dervez. person
correspondedWith Detouche, Henry Julien, 1854-1913 person
associatedWith Dohmen, Charles M. person
associatedWith Edmond, person
associatedWith Exsteens, Maurice, b. 1887. person
associatedWith Heineman, Hettie, 1890-1974, person
associatedWith Keym, Monsieur, person
associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), person
associatedWith Liesse, Henri. person
associatedWith Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Marty, Andre, 1857- person
associatedWith Nys. person
associatedWith Nys, François. person
associatedWith Nys, François. person
associatedWith Rassenfosse, Armand, 1862-1934. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Régnier, Henri de, 1864-1936. person
associatedWith Robida, Albert, 1848-1926 person
associatedWith Samblanx, Charles de, person
associatedWith Wilson, Michael G., 1942- person
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France
Subject
Engraving, French--19th century
Erotic art--France--History and criticism--Sources
Painting, French--19th century
Erotic art--History and criticism--Sources
Artists--Belgium--Correspondence
Lithography, French--19th century
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Birth 1833-07-07

Death 1898-08-23

Belgians

French

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