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Images of Artworks in Reference Books
Search these online collections to find images of well-known artworks.
National Gallery Collection: 2,300 High Definition Images with Metadata
Call Number: N 1070 .A68 2009 Online
Publication Date: 2009
This searchable database of 2,300 images of works of art housed at the National Gallery in London represents all major traditions of Western European painting, from the artists of late medieval and Renaissance Italy to the French Impressionists.
National Gallery Companion Guide, 2nd edition by
Call Number: N 1070 .L255 2016 Online
Publication Date: 2016
This book contains 243 images of artworks in the National Gallery of London, with commentaries tracing the history of European painting from the 13th to the 20th century.
Encyclopedias and other reference books give readers an overview of the subject they are researching. They are a good place to start if you're new to a topic, and would like to understand the basic concepts, history, and people connected to it.
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