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ARTH 152: History of Western Art II (Spring 2021): Encyclopedias/Dictionaries

Sofonisba Anguissola

Self Portait, c. 1554.

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

Union List of Artist Names

►TIP -- Use this resource to look up artists' names (including pseudonyms, variant spellings, and preferred name), biographical information, related artists, and citations.

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Encyclopedias and dictionaries can be a useful starting point for your research.

  • Use these resources to find background information about your work or artist of focus.

  • Note! Information found in these resources should not count toward your 4 scholarly sources.

►TIP -- Check the bibliographies of encyclopedia and dictionary entries for scholarly sources on your topic.