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The Getty Research Institute's Research Library preserves 15 stock books of the firm Goupil & Cie/Boussod, Valadon & Cie. The original ledgers are available for consultation in the Library's Special Collections. They are searchable in an online database and have also been digitized.

Goupil & Cie was a central force on the French art market in the 19th century. Founded by Henri Rittner in 1827, the Parisian gallery soon established branches in London, Berlin, Brussels, New York, and The Hague, which were intended to provide a broad network for the distribution of reproductive prints. Goupil carried the work of academic artists, major painters of the Romantic generation, and principal figures of the Barbizon and The Hague schools. Besides some Impressionist paintings, the gallery also pursued minor trade in Old Masters. In 1884 the firm changed its name to "Boussod, Valadon & Cie, successeur de Goupil & Cie."

The 15 stock books from the Parisian main office of Goupil & Cie, and their successors Boussod, Valadon & Cie, contain such information as the dates of acquisition, dealer's costs, names of purchasers, dates of sales, and selling prices for about 30,000 works of art bought and sold by the gallery from 1846 to 1919. An index of artist names can be found in the back of each stock book. Two genealogical trees, one of Adolphe Goupil and one of Jean Boussod, are provided on the title pages of stock books 5 and 15.

The database of approximately 43,700 records covers stock books 1 through 15 (1846–1919).