We are currently working on the catalogue raisonné. As Francis was such a prolific artist, this will be done in stages. The first soon to be released, will address his works from the 1940s. Subsequent volumes will follow accordingly and we are so thrilled to have new information to add to our files.
To see if there is a raisonné on a specific artist, you may consult by Wolfgang M. Freitag, as well as the . You may also search online through the Catalogue Raisonné Database at .
The catalog essay is one of the most important forms of art writing
The catalogue raisonnes collection is located and requested at the reference desk in the Art & Architecture Collection; the call numbers begin with (C.R.). According to some scholars, not all volumes collected and placed in our reference desk collection are true catalogues raisonnés. We have included books that provide the closest listing of all the works of an artist that is available at the moment. Any raisonné dealing with etchings, lithographs, prints are in the , Room 308.
Organizations dealing with catalogues raisonnés are:
Index to Print Catalogues Raisonnés: