catalogue raisonné

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Borrowed from French catalogue raisonné.


catalogue raisonné (plural catalogues raisonné or catalogues raisonnés)

  1. A complete index, usually with descriptions and reproductions, of a body of work, such as all the creations of a single artist.


  • The paintings of Paul Cezanne : a catalogue raisonne by John Rewald in collaboration with Walter Feilchenfeldt and Jayne Warman. New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1996.
  • Collector's Corner: The Catalogue Raisonne: Identifying Fine-Art Prints By David Rudd. Auctionbytes-Update, Number 124 - August 08, 2004 - ISSN 1528-6703.