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Gateway to a collection of online dictionaries and encyclopedias that cover every aspect of the visual arts from prehistory to the present including:
- civilizations, countries, and continents
- national artistic traditions
- "art life and organization" of cities
- individual artists
- art movements
- object types
- materials, methods, and techniques
- themes and subjects
Includes a lengthy survey article, "Portraiture," linked to a broad range of related articles addressing many specific aspects of portraiture. Each article includes links to related articles in Oxford Art Online, is supplemented by a bibliography of major primary and secondary sources.
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A scholar-curated library of subject bibliographies in the humanities & social sciences; each entry offers a guided tour through key literature on a topic.