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Resource Guide:
Art History

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Architecture HistoryNA 190-1555.5
Religious ArchitectureNA 4590-5621
Sculpture Design and techniqueNB 1160-1195
Painting PortraitsND 1300-1337
Mural PaintingND 2550-2733

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Art--History.
  • Art, Prehistoric.
  • Rock paintings.
  • Art--Italy.
  • Art, Ancient.
  • Classical antiquities.
  • Art--Egypt--History.
  • Art, Renaissance.
  • Marble sculpture
  • Art Byzantine.
  • Art Romanesque.
  • Architecture, Gothic.

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Art in England : The Saxons to the Tudors: 600-1600 eBook
Romanesque ArteBook
Herculaneum : art of a buried cityDG 70 .H5 G8513 2013
Confronting the Borders of Medieval ArteBook
Rock Art Through Time : Scanian Rock Carvings in the Bronze Age and Earliest Iron AgeeBook
Early Cycladic Sculpture in ContexteBook
The Gothic cathedral : origins of Gothic architecture and the medieval concept of orderNA 4830 .S5
An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Church Architecture & Anglo-Saxon & Anglo-Scandinavian Stone SculptureeBook
Gothic wonder : art, artifice and the decorated style 1290-1350N 6763 .B56 2014
Lascaux; or, The birth of art: prehistoric paintingN 5310 .B38

Selected Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Art History
  • Art Bulletin
  • Oxford Art Journal
  • Journal of Art Historiography

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.