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Classical Studies: Art Resources

Art Resources

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For fuller information about art research, see the Art and Art History and Iconography Library Guides


Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1981. 12 vols.

Premier source for the iconography of Classical mythology in art. Articles in French and German, heavily illustrated.

Ancient Studies N 7760 .L49 1981 

A Dictionary of Pictorial Subjects from Classical Literature: A Guide to Their Identification in Works of Art. 1983 -

Humanities Reference N 7760 .P68 1983

Enciclopedia dell'arte antica, classica e orientale. 1958- 12+ vols.

Humanities Reference N 31 .E48  

Grove Art Online 

Comprehensive encyclopedia of art, with authoritative and comprehensive reference sources for all visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, drawing, printmaking, design, and decorative arts. Includes links to images from libraries and museums.

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture 

A reference resource for the visual arts of the Classical period. It features an abundance of in-depth articles on this field of enduring importance--from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting & sculpture.

Reid, Jane Davidson. The Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. 1993. 2 vols.

Arranged by mythological name. Lists modern works, both art and literature, based on classical mythology. Bibliographies of sources, later treatments.

Humanities Reference NX 650 .M9 R45 1993

Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Rome. 1968. 2 vols.

Humanities Reference NA 310 .N28 1968