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General Art Resources

John Ruskin. Modern Painters, vol. 1, The Valley of Chamouni. 1843.

Art & Artist Files in the Smithsonian Libraries Collection (SIRIS).

Art by Period: List of websites.

Art Detectives: Fine Art Investigations into "lost" works.

Art History Research Centre: Site for art historians about researching on the web.

Art History Resources:  General site compiled by Dr. Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe of Bryn Mawr College.

Artcyclopedia. Gateway to art on the web.

Arthistoricum : Art historical research site from Germany, including text and images,  covering the Middle Ages to the present.

ArtPromote: Art & Culture Online.

ArtTube: Videos about Art and Design.

Artwebgraphie: History of art resources on the web from the Bibliothèque Universitaire Moretus Plantin. Site in French.

Catalogues Raisonnés Database maintained by International Foundation for Art Research. Use to determine if a catalogue raisonné has been published about a specific artist.

Collectors' Corner maintained by International Foundation for Art Research. Resources for collectors.

DesignInform Research Guide No. 1: Internet Sources of Biographical Information.

eMuseum Network. "Search over 1.5 million objects from 52 institutions."

Europeana: "Explore Europe's Cultural Collections."

Gallery of Lost Art. From the Tate Gallery. "An immersive, online exhibition that explores the stories behind the loss of some of the most significant works of modern and contemporary art.

Google Art Project. Worldwide art images, posted by museums from their collections.

Kress Foundation Sponsored Research: "timely studies of topical issues related to the disciplines of art history and art conservation as well as the arena of art museums."

The Prado museum in Google Earth: Look at incredibly detailed images from the Prado collections.

Provenance Guide of the International Foundation for Art Research.

Repositories of Primary Sources. "A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar." 

Social History of Art Miscellaneous Information page. Includes guide to job searching in art history, guides to photographing art, and more. 

Web Gallery of Art. "Virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture."

WTF Art History. Fun site about some of the more unusual examples in art history, created by an art historian.

Zeroland: "The Art World at Your Fingertips: An Index of Authoritative and Scholarly Websites." New Zealand Site.