A research guide for Art 26711/36711 taught by Professor Niall Atkinson.
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2012
Encyclopedias, dictionaries and biographical tools for introductions, bibliography and quick lookup.
- Encyclopedia of the Renaissance (1999)
Six-volume, highly regarded encyclopedia produced in association with the Renaissance Society of America. In print.
- Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance (2003)
A searchable encyclopedia covering the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period.
- Oxford Art Online
The best modern art encyclopedia, continuously updated and searchable by concepts as well as by artists' names. The bibliographies are a worthwhile starting point for further research.
- New Catholic Encyclopedia (2nd ed. 2003)
Despite its denominational perspective, still one of the best encyclopedias for early modernists.
- World Biographical Information System (WBIS)
Comprehensive biographical database for identifying sitters, collectors, artists, etc.
- Atlas of the Renaissance
Bibliographer for Art and Cinema
Bibliographer for History
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