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Guiffrey, Jean

    Full Name: Guiffrey, Jean

    Other Names:

    • Jean Guiffrey

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1870

    Date Died: unknown

    Home Country/ies: France

    Career(s): curators


    Prud’hon scholar and curator Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and later conservator at the Musée du Louvre. In 1924 he authored the catalogue raissone on P. P. Prud’hon. Guiffrey’s two areas of specialty were French primitives and eighteenth-century French painting.

    Selected Bibliography

    L’oeuvre de P. P. Prud’hon. Paris: A. Colin, 1924.


    “New Curator for Boston, Jean Guiffrey of the Louvre, Paris, Coming to Art Museum.” New York Times April 11, 1911 p. 11.


    "Guiffrey, Jean." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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