Citing Images - APA style
Have a figure number, usually abbreviated as "Fig. 1" for example.
Include artist's name (lastname, firstname), date (in parentheses), title of work, and work type (in brackets).
Medium and measurements and institution which houses the work may be included after the work type.
Include the source from which the image came from
For books, start with "From" followed by an italicized title, page number in parentheses, "by" the author, followed by date and publication information
For electronic resources, start with "Retrieved" and include retrieval date (month day, year) and "from: " followed by the URL.
Be consistent with caption display choices throughout your paper or slideshow.
Image scanned from a book reproduced in a text
Fig. 1. Neel, Alice (1975) Nancy and the Rubber Plant, [painting], oil on canvas, 203.4 x 91.4 cm. From Alice Neel (pg. 144), by Ann Temkin et al., 2000, New York: Harry N. Abrams.
Image downloaded from ARTstor reproduced in a text
Fig. 2. Weyden, Rogier van der (1430-1432) Saint Catherine of Alexandria, [diptych panel]. Retrieved September 30, 2009 from ARTstor: http://www.artstor.org.
Image downloaded from a museum website reproduced in a text
Fig. 3. Caravaggio (ca. 1600) The Denial of Saint Peter, [painting]. Retrieved September 29, 2009 from The Metropolitan Museum of Art website: http://www.metmuseum.org.
Image downloaded from Flickr Commons reproduced in a text
Fig. 4. Eakins, Thomas (1891) William Rudolf O'Donovan, [photograph]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian institution. Retrieved September 29, 2009 from Flickr Commons: http://www.flickr.com/photos/smithsonian/2547841439/.
Image downloaded from Flickr (personal images uploaded by others) reproduced in a text
Fig. 5. von Schmidt, Friedrich (1872-1883). Vienna Rathaus, [buildind]. Harshil Shah (2009) Vienna - Rathaus, [digital image]. Retrieved Septembe 14, 2012 from Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/harshilshah/3823135957.
Last modified: 14 September 2012