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Art History: Research Databases

Art History research resources.

Database Search Tips

Phrase Searching

Use quotation marks to search for an exact person, place or thing related to your topic.
“David Roberts”
"objective truth"


Root Word Searching
Enter the root of a word and put an asterisk   *  at the end.
The database will return results that include any ending
of that root word.
light* = light, lighted, lighting
photo* =  photograph, photographable,
photographer, etc.

Image Resources

Artstor Teaching & Learning Resources

Encyclopedic Resources

Provenance Research

Art History Research Resources

Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione (1478–1529)


Art & Design Research Databases (Supplementary)

Databases for Ancient Art & Archaeology