Henri Matisse (artist)
French, 1869 - 1954
Pianist and Checker Players, 1924
oil on canvas
Overall: 73.7 x 92.4 cm (29 x 36 3/8 in.) framed: 96.5 x 115.2 x 6.6 cm (38 x 45 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
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Overview of the French Studies Collection
The call numbers for French language begins with PC 2001, French literature begins with PQ 1, and French history begins with DC. French art and politics will have many different call numbers, based on the time period. Overviews of French art can be found in N6841-6847.
Most of the reference material on French Studies can be found in the Reference Room on the 1st floor of Mullen Library (non-circulating). Circulating material is found in the Mullen Library stacks in the same call number ranges.
Check the catalog for books and print journal titles that could be applicable to your topic. Check the CU’s e-Journals for electronic journal titles. See the "Databases" section of this guide for databases to search for article citations and full text articles.
Library of Congress Classification:
PC2700-(3708) Dialects. Provincialisms
PC2813-(2898) Old French
PC3201-3366 Provencal (Old)
PC3371-3420.5 Modern patois of South France
PC3420.8-3495 Langue d'oc dialects
PQ1-3999 French literature
PQ1-771 History and criticism
PQ151-221 Medieval. Old French
PQ601-771 Prose and prose fiction
PQ(781)-841) Folk literature
PQ845 Juvenile literature
PQ1300-1595 Old French literature
PQ1600-2726 Modern literature
PQ1600-1709 16th century
PQ1710-1935 17th century
PQ1947-2147 18th century
PQ2149-2551 19th century
PQ3800-3999 Provincial, local, colonial, etc.