Research Databases · Art

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Artnet
Comprehensive fine art, design, and decorative art auction records dating back to 1985. Records include the price the item was sold at auction, auction house information and provenance when available.
Art Retrospective
Bibliographic database that cumulates citations to volumes 1–32 of the print edition of the Art Index (1929–1984). Articles from periodicals published throughout the world are cited in the database.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search the full-text of hundreds of electronic reference books on a wide range of subjects, including: the arts, business, education, history, law, medicine, and science.
Humanities Full Text
This database indexes, abstracts and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more.
Oxford Art Online
Comprehensive reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.