Art History Resources
Well-structured overview of art history from ancient times to 21st century; timeline, searchable by country and genre. Contains Western, African, Chinese, Japanese, Indian artists and images.
A search engine for locating artists, art news, museums, masterpieces, galleries and more.
The world's largest fine art stock photo archive, with more than 1,000,000 searchable fine art images from the world's leading sources, available for licensing to all media.
Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. It is an online platform for discovering and collecting art. Its growing collection comprises 50,000+ artworks by 11,000+ artists from leading galleries, museums, foundations, and artists’ estates.
An easy search engine for finding pictures of artists, periods, or collections.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
An informative website with information on the Metropolitan Museum of Arts’ collections.
Museum of Modern Art
Offers information on the MoMA’s evolving collection and on artists whose works have been featured in their collection or have been included in a MoMA exhibition.
National Gallery of Art
Features over 100 images from the Gallery's collection, along with basic information on the works.
A free resource for the study of art history. Offers art history content provided by more than five hundred leading scholars.
Smithsonian Institution's Collections Search Center
Offers access to the Smithsonian’s images, archives, and libraries.
Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a searchable database of European fine arts and architecture (3rd-19th centuries), currently containing over 52,800 reproductions. Artist biographies, commentaries, guided tours catalogue, free postcard and mobile services are provided.
Last updated March 2, 2019