catalogue raisonné

[kat-l-awg rez-uh-ney, -og; French ka-ta-lawg re-zaw-ney]
noun, plural ca·ta·logues rai·son·nés [kat-l-awgz rez-uh-ney, -ogz; French ka-ta-lawg re-zaw-ney] /ˈkæt lˌɔgz ˌrɛz əˈneɪ, -ˌɒgz; French ka ta lɔg rɛ zɔˈneɪ/.
  1. a catalog, as of paintings or books, with notes or commentary on the items listed; a classified, descriptive catalog.

Origin of catalogue raisonné

1775–85; < French: literally, reasoned catalog Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for catalogue raisonne

catalogue raisonné

  1. a descriptive catalogue, esp one covering works of art in an exhibition or collection
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