capture, document, curate your research
and contribute to a more coherent understanding of
an artist’s vision and creative legacy

Paul Cézanne. La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Montbriand,

Control over information is critically important for artists, their family members and their heirs, artist’s studio managers, artist’s estate executives, artist-endowed foundation managers and board members, gallerists, and gallery/artist liaison managers, service providers for artists’ estates, art lawyers and tax advisors, and all those who have a stake in the industry.

The design challenge for panOpticon is not to simply control the self-organizing process, as some tools attempt to do, but to facilitate the emergence of higher-level outcomes e.g., more coherent understanding, accountability, access control, communication, and exchange of information.


“ . . . their system is amazingly comprehensive. We would not have been able to create this catalogue at all without the help of panOpticon.”

David Nash
Principal and Co-Owner, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An online catalogue raisonné under the direction of Walter Feilchenfeldt, Jayne Warman and David Nash


accurate information is vital to the security
and the sustainability of an artist’s legacy

Reliable information about artworks and their histories may be published, it can be used to create educational resources and interactive displays, it is indispensable when organizing exhibitions, it is of great help to working artists who are promoting themselves, and it is an essential ingredient in the production of an authoritative catalogue raisonné. *

panOpticon software powers these catalogues [partial list] –

Antonio Amaral
Ruth Asawa
Bo Bartlett
Mary Bauermeister
Larry Bell
Thomas Hart Benton
Bernd Berner
Harry Bertoia
Janice Biala
George Caleb Bingham
Ion Bitzan
Jan Brueghel
Chris Burden
Pol Bury
David Byrd
Huguette Caland
Peter Campus
Mary Cassatt
Paul Cézanne
Pietro Consagra
Walter De Maria
Edwin Dickinson
Arthur Dove
Lyonel Feininger
John F. Folinsbee
Sam Francis
Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Adrian Ghenie
Arshile Gorky
Friederich Gräsel
Eva Hesse
George Inness
Eastman Johnson
Craig Kauffman
On Kawara
Paul Kleinschmidt
Franz Kline
Irving Kriesberg
George Lambert
Fitz Henry Lane
Margaret Lefranc
Roy Lichtenstein
Leo Marchutz
Willard Metcalf
Amedeo Modigliani
Lásló Moholy-Nagy
Alfred Munnings
Elizabeth Murray
Zoran Mušič
Park Seo-bo
Richard Pousette-Dart
Ad Reinhardt
Nancy Rubins
Betye Saar
Kay Sage
John Singer Sargent
Eugen Schönebeck
Hassan Sharif
Philippe Smit
David Smith
Hugh Steers
Arthur Streeton
Tom Thomson
Joaquín Torres-García
Giulio Turcato
John Henry Twachtman
Jack Tworkov
Louis Van Lint
Michael (Corinne) West
Senon Williams



panOpticon powers the catalogues raisonnés on these websites —

Pol Bury Online Catalogue Raisonné

The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne

The Edwin Dickinson Catalogue Raisonné

Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956) Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings

John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné

Sam Francis Online Catalogue Raisonné Project

The Complete Works of Friedrich Gräsel Online

Fitz Henry Lane | Historical Archive – Catalogue Raisonné – Educational Resource

The Complete Works of Philippe Smit

Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné

Joaquín Torres-García Catalogue Raisonné

Jack Tworkov Catalogue Raisonné


* Note: It takes more than a great management system to produce catalogues raisonnés —
  “…they exist at the intersection of the scholarly, legal and collecting art worlds.”
  — IFAR (International Foundation for Art Research)


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Paul Cézanne (1839-1906). La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Montbriand, 1882–85.
Alternate titles: La Montagne Sainte-Victoire; La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue au-dessus de Montbriand; La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bellevue; Landscape – Paysage du Midi; Mont Sainte-Victoire; Mont Sainte-Victoire and the Viaduct of the Arc River Valley; Montagne Sainte-Victoire Seen from Montbriand; Sainte Victoire
Alternate dates: Rewald: (511) 1882–85; Venturi: (452) 1885–87; Venturi revised: 1886–87; Ratcliffe: after 1885
Oil on canvas, 25 13/16 x 32 3/16 in. (65.5 x 81.7 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3753, huile; aqueduc avec au fond Ste. Victoire; à gauche massif de pins, au milieu pin parasol, 65 x 81 cm (250 frs)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer).