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ART 210/212: Art History

A brief overview on researching textual and visual resources within the discipline of Art History.

Conducting Research in Art History

This guide has been created to offer you strategies and tips for gathering research sources towards your paper or other class projects. 

Please refer to this guide as a starting point for all your research in Art History and remember to contact a librarian should you ever need assistance locating materials or have questions with additional research.

Flowers in a Rococo Vase

Paul Cezanne (1839-1906)


Oil on Canvas

73 x 59.8 cm

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC


Hanukkah Lamp

Eli Gera (1932 - 1983)

Mid-20th century

Silver, Soldered

14.2 x 19.6 x 3 cm

The Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Ranuccio Farnese

Titian (1488/1490 - 1576)


Oil on Canvas

89.7 x 73.6 cm

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

The French allies have a wagon full of defeated Germans and our English brothers have a whole tub of beaten up Germans

Kazimir Severinovich Malevich (1878-1935)


Color Lithograph

38.1 x 55.9 cm

The New York Public Library Digital Collections

Saint Martin and the Beggar,

El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (1541-1614)


Oil on Canvas

193.5 x 103 cm

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Card Table

Charles-Honore Lannuier (1779 - 1819)


79.1 x 91.4 cm

Mahogany Veneer, White Pine, Yellow Poplar, Gilded Gesso, Vert Antique & Gilded Brass

The Met - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City


Catherine Brass Yates (Mrs. Richard Yates)

Gilbert Stuart, (1755-1828)


Oil on Canvas

76.2 x 63.5 cm

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC