Comprehensive art reference resource and excellent starting place for biographies of artists, architects, patrons, collectors, writers and scholars, as well as discussions of art movements, theory, and criticism. Also provides definitions, bibliographies, and encyclopedic entries concerning almost any art-related topic. Coverage includes the fine arts (painting, sculpture, and architecture) and the decorative arts (ceramics, textiles, jewelry, interior design, furniture, glass, metalwork, etc.).
Provides access to Grove Art Online, Benezit Dictionary of Artists; The Oxford Companion to Western Art; Encyclopedia of Aesthetics; and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Only a few people can use this database at one time.
A large, and growing digital image library - includes more than two million high-quality images for teaching and research. The various collections include images of artworks (paintings, sculpture, etc.), photography (both "artistic" and documentary) as well as the built environment (architectural structures and monuments).
This purpose of this site is to present the Ara Pacis Augustae in both its artistic and historical contexts. Many images have been included to allow the reader to fully explore the intricate friezes and reliefs found throughout the Ara Pacis. Accompanying these images are descriptions of what exactly is being depicted along with its significance to the idea of Augustan Peace.
The Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae is a collection of engravings of Rome and Roman antiquities, the core of which consists of prints published by Antonio Lafreri and gathered under a title page he printed in the mid-1570's.
Over 2000 images for use in college classes. "Art Images for College Teaching (AICT) began as a personal project dedicated to the principle of free exchange of image resources for and among members of the educational community."
Free website with approximately two million art and architecture images from thirteen European countries. Site is in German, May drawings, engravings, and photographs of Greek and Roman antiquities including statuary, buildings,, monuments, etc.
Public collection of photographs and art works in the Public Domain drawn from museum and archival collections around the world. Click on the "Participating Institutions" link to find works from a particular museum, archive, or library.
Digital collection on a wide variety of topics including WWI photograph albums and postcards, historical photographs of New York City, maps and atlases of the U.S., rare books, personal papers of English and American authors, and more.