ARH & ARS : Art & Architecture

Citation Formats for Bibliographies & References

Citing Works of Art

Citations should include the following information (or as much of it as can be easily determined from the source) in addition to the standard citation elements for the print or electronic source of the image of the work:

  • artists name, title of the work as given in the source, date, location of the work if known (standard reference or note citation for the source publication).

Citing Works of Art from Image Databases

Citations to images included in image databases (ARTstor, LUNA, etc.), should include the following (or as much of it as can be easily determined from the source): creator's name, title of the work as given in the database, location of the work, date (database collection [if known]).

Evaluating Sources

Writing About Art