A Rebours, Huysmans, Paris, 1884


Souvenirs Intimes, Georges Rouault, Paris, 1927


Le Mouvement symboliste dan l'art du XIX siecle, Charles Chasse, Paris, 1947


Carriere et le symbolisme, Exhibition at l'Orangerie, Paris, Michel Florisoone, 1949.


French Painting between the past and the present, Joseph Sloane, Princeton, 1951


Le monde imaginaire d'Odilon Redon, Sven Sandstrom, Lund, 1955


Symbolists and other visionaries, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Henri Dorra , Washington, 1956


Darwinistik Symbolism, Sven Sandstrom, Malmo, 1957


Gustave Moreau, Musee du Louvre Exhibition 1961, ND553 M8 P35 1961


Redon, Moreau, Bresdin, MOMA, NY, December 4, 1961 – February 4, 1962, and the Art Institute of Chicago, March 2 1962 – April 15, as precursors to surrealism - Jullian, ND553.R35 N4


Symbolism, Bettina Spaanstra-Polak, J.M. Meulenhoff Amsterdamn, 1967, N7740 S6513


Esthetes et Magiciens, Philippe Jullian, Librairie academique Perrin, Paris, 1969, translated Robert Baldick, Praeger, 1971 as Dreamers of Decadence: Symbolist Painters of the 1890's NX454 J813


il sacro e il profano: nell'arte dei Simbolisti, Il Museo Civico di Torino (Turin), 1969, Dr. Luigi Carluccio, Mario Amayo, later director NY Park Cultural center, Mme Dane, dir Musee Galleria, Paris. 1st symbolist exhibition accdoring to Jullian, N7740.T9 1969


Symbolist Art, Edward Lucie-Smith, Thames & Hudson, London, 1972.

***Symbolism in Belgium, Translated from the French by Alistair Kennedy, author Francine-Claire Legrand, Brussels, Laconti, c1972, N6967.5.S9 L413


The Symbolists, Philippe Jullian, 1972, NX549 A1 J8413 C.1


French Symbolist Painters: Moreau, Puvis de Chavannes, Redon and their followers, Hayward Gallery, London 7 June – 23 July Walker Art Gallery Liverpool 9 August – 17 September, 1972, N6874

Symbolism, Robert Goldwater, Harper & Row, 1979, N7740 G64


***Symbolists and Symbolism, Robert L. Delevoy, 1982, NX600.S95 D4413 1982

Aurier's Symbolist Art Criticism and Theory, Patricia Townley Mathews, UMI Research Press, 1984, 1986, N7483 A88 M89 1986


Les XX and the Belgian Avant-Garde: Prints, Drawings, and Books ca. 1890, Stephen H. Goddard, 1992, NX550.A1A13  1992


Glasgow 1900: art & design, Van Gogh Museum, 20 November 1992 - 7 February 1993, Elizabeth Cumming, N6781.G55 G535 1992


Symbolist Theater, the formation of an avant-garde, Frantisek Deak, 1993, PN2634.D43

Impressionism to Symbolism, The Belgian Avant Garde 1880-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Mary Anne Stevens with Robert Hoozee, 1994, N6967.I46 1994


Symbolism, Michael Gibson, Taschen, 1996, NX600.S95 G52 1995


Four French Symbolists: A sourcebook on Puvis, Moreau, Redon, Denis, Russell T. Clement. 1996


Vienna 1900: portrait & interior, Van Gogh Museum, 1997


Prague 1900: Poetry and Ecstasy, Van Gogh Museum, Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt, and Waander Uitgevers, Zwolle, 1999, N6833.P72 P637 1999


Symbolists and Decadents, John Christian



Master Painters of Britain, Gleeson White, first published London around 1897, 1909 edition, published John Lane, New York. Gleeson White was sometime editor of 'The Studio', and author of 'English Illustration: The Sixties'.


The Femme Fatale: Erotic Icon, Virginia Allen, 1983, NX650.F46 A44


City of the Soul, 1899, Alfred Douglas, 1996


Femme Fatales 1860 - 1910


Romantic Agony, Mario Praz


The Golden Legend, Sidney Meteyard Illustrated Books


Death's Door, William Blake.


The Three Witches, Henry Fuseli.


The Plains of Heaven, John Martin



The Nabis and their period. Charles Chasse’. Translated by Michael Bullock 1969. Lund Humphries, London. First published French 1960.

Gauguin's Nirvana: painters at Le Pouldu 1889-1990. ed. Eric M. Zafran.


The Nabis, Parisian Vanguard. Humorous Illustrators, and the Circle of the Chat Noir. Patricia Eckert Boyer. (an article found in a book in the National Art Library, London)


Chasse’'s Le Mouvement Symboliste dans l’Art du Gauguin et son Temps. He had many conversations with Serusier.



Occult Symbolism in France. (A book in the National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum, London.)


The Count of Gabalis or Conferences about Secret Societies MDCLXXX (1680) London Translated by A.L.A.M. in the National Art Library, London.


Histoire des Rose+Croix, Paul Sedir, Paris: Librairse du XX Siecle, 1910.Robert Pincu-Witten, Occult Symbolism in France: Jose'phin Peladan and the Salons de la Rose-croix. New York, Garland Publishers, 1976.



The Pre-Raphaelites  Inspiration from the Past, Terri Hardin, TODRI Book Publishers, New York, 1996.


The Blessed Damozel by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.


The Age of Rossetti, Burne-Jones and Watts: Symbolism in Britain 1860-1910, Paolo and Francesca by George F. Watts, ed. Andrew Wilton and Robert Upstone.


L'Art Magique, Andre Breton, Paris, 1957

Solitude, silence, and the inner life (microform): a study of Belgian symbolist artists, Lynn Iris Pudles, 1987, c1986, Thesis University of CaliforniaAnn Arbor, mich, Call # mircofiche 1024 (CU)



The Art of the Nabis: From Symbolism to Modernism. Elizabeth Prelinger. (an article found in a book in the National Art Library, London)


Thubert’s articles on Serusier (as Celtic renaissance) appearing in Art et Decoration Aug 1922 and La Douce France, February 1920.

Agnes Humbert’s essay Essai sur les Nabis.



Wild and waxy: Dutch Art Nouveau artistic dress. Art Journal; March 22, 1995; Carlano, Marianne




George Minne : narcissism and symbolist sculpture / Albert Alhadeff Budapest : Akadémiai Kiadó, [197-?] NB673 M5 A48 Looked at



Georges Lemmen : (1865-1916) ; monographie générale suivie du Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre gravé / Roger Cardon Antwerpen, Belgium : Pandora, 1990. ND673 L45.A4 1990


His writings

Dialogue entre nous (Bruges, 1895)
La Mission de l'art (Brussels, 1900)
Belgian Art in Exile (London, 1916)


Jean Delville's son, Olivier Delville, published a biography of his father in 1984 - 'Jean Delville, peintre 1867-1953'. It was published in French only, but is now out of print. Book details: ISBN: 2-87008-020-4, Editions Laconti, Brussels, 1984




The symbolist art of Fernand Khnopff / by Jeffery W. Howe, Ann Arbor, Mich, UMI Research Press, c1982, N6973.K47 H6 1982



THE STORY OF EDVARD MUNCH by Ketil BJØRNSTAD Translated from the Norwegian by Torbjfrn Stfverud and Hal Sutcliffe. Published by Arcadia Books. ISBN I-900850-44-3.


EDVARD MUNCH, THE FRIEZE OF LIFE FROM PAINTING TO GRAPHIC ART, LOVE - ANGST – DEATH By Arne EGGUM Translated from the Norwegian by Hal Sutcliffe and Torbjørn Støverud. J.M. Stenersens Forlag AS, Oslo, Norway. Published in September 2000. Hardback. ISBN 82-7201-293-6.
Copiously illustrated in colou


Edvard Munch, Harald Sohlberg : Landscapes of the Mind, by Ivind Storm Bjerke. Natl Academy of Design in Ny, 1996


Edvard Munch : Starry Night (Getty Museum Studies on Art), by Louise Lippincott. J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, 1989


The Symbolist Prints of Edvard Munch: The Vivian and David Campbell Collection, by Elizabeth Prelinger. Yale University Press, 1996

Edvard Munch : The Man and His Art, by Ragna Thiis Stang
Abbeville, 1990



Leon Spilliaert by Anne Adriaens-Pannier


Ensor to Permeke: nine Flemish painters, 1880-1950: Brusselmans, De Smet, Ensor, Evenepoel,Permeke, Spilliaert, Tytgat, Van den Berghe, Wouters: (Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts, 25th September-21st November 1971)


Leon Spilliaert Les Annees 1900-1915 by Xavier Tricot December 1996


Spilliaert: oeuvres de jeunesse, 1900-1918: expostion du 18 decembre 1997 au 28 fevrier 1998


Leon Spilliaert: Symbol and Expressionism in 20th Century Belgian Art, Frank Edebau

Franz von Stuck



Praeger Encyclopedia of Art, ed. Luc-Reinhardt, Praeger Publishers, 1971.

Obituaries on Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt, Henrietta Rae, Christina Rossetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Macallan Swan, JW Waterhouse, George F Watts