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Resource Guide:
Art History

Sample Call Numbers

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

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • 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.

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

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

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

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

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives