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ARH280: From Eyes to I, The Art of Portraiture: Home

Fall 2019, B. Buettner

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Using the Art Library

Getting Started

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
  • cultures
  • national artistic traditions
  • "art life and organization" of cities
  • individual artists
  • art movements
  • monuments
  • 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.