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ARH110: Art and its Histories: How to Research a Work of Art (Buettner): Writing & Citing

Spring 2019, B. Buettner

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:

artist's 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).

Help Writing

Jacobson Center
Offers individual writing conferences, courses to improve writing, and online help to guide students through the writing process.

Neilson Reference LB2369 .W75 2009
Writing Papers: A Handbook for Students at Smith College: a Publication of the Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning. 4th rev. ed. Northampton, Mass.: Smith College, 2009.
Earlier editions are available in the Hillyer and Neilson stacks at the same call number.

Writing about Art

Find guides to writing about art use the "subject begins with" heading:
Art criticism -- Authorship

Citation Formats for Bibliographies & References