Online Resources

This list of online resources is intended as a useful reference for Art History faculty and students who are undertaking image research.

It is a work in progress and will be updated periodically as new resources are brought to the Curator's attention.

If you would like to contribute to this list please email [email protected]

Image Databases

Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

Google Art Project: Virtual Museum Visits

Digital Scriptorium: Database of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Universes in Universes: Contemporary Visual Arts from Africa, Asia, the Americas in the International Art Context

Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America, 1520-1820

Resources in Art and Architecture on the Web: An extensive list of Art and Architecture resources created by Karen Bouchard, Art and Architecture Librarian at Brown University

Wölff, Art at your fingertips: Wölff was created by an Art Historian (Greg Bryda) for Art Historians as a teaching tool that gives access to a crowd-sourced digital database of high-resolution images, which can be used to create and share HD presentations. (You can access the catalog by using your account)

The Manar al-Athar open-access photo-archive: High-resolution images of Roman, late antique and early Islamic art and architecture from ca. 300 BC to the present.

Digital Art History

Exhibition Platforms

Mapping Tools

If you are interested in using these tools for teaching or for research contact [email protected]