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Art History - Greensburg Campus

This guide will assist you in your research for Dr. McAlister's Art History courses. It will also provide you with links to helpful sites and people.

Searching for Images


Library databases:

Citing Images

Like written sources, images also need to be properly cited. Always cite (give credit) where you found the image. Here are examples of the information needed.

A museum object
cerberus

Artist's Name (First and Last)
Title and Date
Museum Name and Location
Image Source and ID Number

Example:

Andokides Painter, Neck-Handled Amphora: Herakles & Cerberus, ca. 510 B.C.  Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.  ARTstor: UCSD_41822000405785

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 An image from ARTstor
geese

Artist's Name (First and Last)
Title of the Work
Date of the Work
Image Source
Database
Date of Access

Example:

Simon de Vlieger, Three Geese, ca. 1600-1653. The Illustrated Bartsch. Vol. 1, Netherlandish Artists. Available from: ARTstor, http://www.artstor.org (accessed September 30, 2009)

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An image from a Website

haystacks

Artist's Name (First and Last)
Title of the Work
Date of the Work
Image Source
Website
Date of Access

Example:

Claude Monet, Haystacks (Effects of Snow and Sun). 1891. From The Metropolitan Museum of Art, http://www.metmuseum.org (accessed September 29, 2009).

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An image from a Book

Artist’s Name (First and Last)
Title of the Work
Date of the Work
Image Source
Book Publication Information (including location of the image in the book)

Example:

Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, ca. 1503-1505. Louvre, Paris. From Gardner’s Art Through The Ages: A Global History by Fred S. Kleiner. Boston, MA : Thomson/Wadsworth, 2009.  Page 583, fig. 22-5.

Some information and images in this box were reproduced with permission from http://libguides.bc.edu/arthistory