Art – Reference Sources

E.A. Burbank. Portrait of Edward E. Ayer. 1897. NL012.
E.A. Burbank. Portrait of Edward E. Ayer. 1897. NL012.

AIA Guide to Chicago. Orlando: Harcourt, 2004. Call Number: Ref NA 735 .C4 A43 2004.

Arntzen, Etta. Guide to the Literature of Art History. Chicago; London: American Library Association; Art Book Company, 1980. Call Number: Ref Z 5931 .A67 Continued by: Marmor, Max. Guide to the Literature of Art History 2. Chicago: American Library Association, 2005. Call Number: Ref Z 5931 .A67 2005.

Art Index: A Cumulative Author and Subject Index to a Selected List of Fine Arts Periodicals and Museum Bulletins. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1929-1932. Call Number: Ref Z 5937 .A78.

Arts in America: A Bibliography. Washington, DC: Published for the Archives of American Art by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979. Call Number: Ref Z 5961 .U5 A77.

Bénézit, E. Emmanuel. Dictionnaire Critique Et Documentaire Des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs Et Graveurs De Tous Les Temps Et De Tous Les Pays. Paris: Gründ, 1999. Call Number: Ref N 40 .B47 1999.

———. Dictionary of Artists. Paris: Gründ, 2006. Call Number: Ref N 40 .B4713 2006.

Brenni, Vito Joseph. Book Illustration and Decoration: A Guide to Research. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980. Call Number: Ref Z 5956 .I44 B7.

Chamberlin, Mary W. Guide to Art Reference Books. Chicago: American Library Association, 1969. Call Number: Ref Z 5931 .C45.

Colas, René. Bibliographie Générale Du Costume Et De La Mode: Description Des Suites, Recueils, Séries, Revues, Et Livres Français Et Étrangers Relatifs Au Costume Civil, Militaire Et Religieux, Aux Modes, Aux Coiffures Et Aux Divers Accessoires De L’Habillement, Avec Une Table Méthodique Et Un Index Alphabetique. Paris: R. Colas, 1933. Call Number: Ref Z 5691 .C68 1933.

Critical Terms for Art History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Call Number: Ref N 34 .C75 1996.

Davenport, Millia. The Book of Costume. New York: Crown Publishers, 1948. Call Number: Ref GT 513 .D38.

The Dictionary of Art. New York: Grove, 1996. Call Number: Ref N 31 .D5 1996.

Dictionary of Women Artists. London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997. Call Number: Ref N 8354 .D53 1997.

Ehresmann, Donald L. Fine Arts: A Bibliographic Guide to Basic Reference Works, Histories, and Handbooks. Littleton, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1979. Call Number: Ref Z 5931 .E47 1979.

Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998. Call Number: Ref N 7560 .E53 1998.

Encyclopedia of World Art. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1956-1968. Call Number: Ref N 31 .E4833.

Hart, Frederick. History of Italian Renaissance Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987. Call Number: Ref N 6915 .H37 1987.

Hiler, Hilaire. Bibliography of Costume: A Dictionary Catalog of About Eight Thousand Books and Periodicals. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1939. Call Number: Ref Z 5691 .H64.

Janson, H. W. History of Art: A Survey of the Major Visual Arts From the Dawn of History to the Present Day. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1969. Call Number: Ref N 5300 .J3 1969.

Jones, Lois Swan. Art Information and the Internet: How to Find It, How to Use It. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1999. Call Number: Ref N 59 .J66 1999.

Leloir, Maurice. Dictionnaire Du Costume Et De Ses Accessoires: Des Armes Et Des Étoffes, Des Origines a Nos Jours. Paris: Gründ, 1951. Call Number: Ref oGT 507 .L4.

Liungman, Carl G. Dictionary of Symbols. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1991. Call Number: Ref BL 603 .L5413 1991.

Mollett, John W. An Illustrated Dictionary of Words Used in Art and Archaeology: Explaining Terms Frequently Used in Works on Architecture, Arms, Bronzes, Christian Art, Colour, Costume, Decoration, Devices, Emblems, Heraldry, Lace, Personal Ornaments, Pottery, Painting, Sculpture & C, With Their Derivations. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1883. Call Number: Ref N 33 .M6.

Monro, Isabel Stevenson, ed. Costume Index: A Subject Index to Plates and to Illustrated Text. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1937. Call Number: Ref Z 5691 .M75 and Suppl.

The Oxford Companion to Art. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970. Call Number: Ref N 33 .O9

The Oxford Companion to the Decorative Arts. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975. Call Number: Ref NK 30 .O93.

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. Call Number: Ref TR 9 .O94 2005.

The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Call Number: Ref N 33 .O923 2001.

Petteys, Chris. Dictionary of Women Artists: An International Dictionary of Women Artists Born Before 1900. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1985. Call Number: Ref N 43 .P47 1985.

Roosens, Laurent. History of Photography: A Bibliography of Books. London: Mansell, 1989-1994. Call Number: Ref Z 7134 .R66 1989.

Thieme, Ulrich, ed. Allgemeines Lexikon Der Bildenden Künstler Von Der Antike Bis Zur Gegenwart. Leipzig, Germany: E.A. Seman, 1907-1971. Call Number: Ref N 40 .T42 1970.

Urdang, Laurence. Fine and Applied Arts Terms Index. Detroit: Gale Research, 1983. Call Number: Ref N 34 .U72 1983.

Whittick, Arnold. Symbols, Signs and Their Meaning. London: L. Hill, 1960. Call Number: Ref N 7740 .W52.

Wright, Christopher, Catherine Gordon, and Mary Peskett Smith. British and Irish Paintings in Public Collections: An Index of British and Irish Oil Paintings by Artists Born Before 1870 in Public and Institutional Collections in the United Kingdom and Ireland. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006. Call Number: Ref PN 1008.5 .O94 2006.