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Encyclopedia: Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is a database that has the full text for several good-quality art encyclopedias, including the scholarly Grove Dictionary of Art. A great place to get an overview of an artist or method.
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Includes the Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001) and newly contributed articles. Includes art image thumbnails, line drawings, and links to external images.
Subject matter consists of representational arts in the broadest sense, architecture, sculpture, painting, and other man-made objects with no limits as to time, place, or cultural environment. All articles have been translated into English from the original language ... and correlated with the final editorial work of the Italian edition. Includes bibliographies.
Search hundreds of scholarly, subject-specific reference titles in many topic areas, including the arts, business, education, history, the sciences, technology, literature, and the social sciences. Excellent for in-depth overviews of terms or concepts. Search individual e-books or whole collections.