Web Resources for Art & Images
The Wabash Center
A keyword search for religion & art yields 30 sites.
Ad Hoc Image and Text Database
This database is a faculty-library initiative that supports and coordinates resources relating to the history of Christianity.
Art and Images (Religious Resources.org)
A collection of links for all religions.
Artcyclopedia: The Guide to Museum Quality Art on the Internet
Search by subject, artist or museum.
Museum exhibitions, image collections, and related resources for researching Christian art.
CAMIO: Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
This collection, licensed for use by students, faculty, and researchers at subscribing institutions, may be used for educational and research purposes. An Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) resource.
Art in the Christian Tradition
Designed for scholars, students, pastors, and religious educators, all images may be used for educational and/or religious non-profit purposes.
Biblical Art on the WWW
Links to Bible-related art: Biblical Subject; Biblical Text; Artist; Word.
TextWeek ~ Art Concordance
Links to artworks that deal with religious themes. An excellent resource tied to the lectionary.
A collection of illuminated manuscript pages from the Middle Ages.
Images of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, hosted by Columbia University. Separate searches are available for the Huntington Library's collection, Census of Greek, and Petrarch manuscripts.
Contains 14,000 selected images from over a thousand illuminated manuscripts preserved by French public libraries.
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts (National Library of the Netherlands) Over 10,000 images from 400+ manuscripts. Information about the illuminated medieval manuscripts of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek and the Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum.
Quality photos: This is a good source for free stock images: http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/web/12-essential-sites-for-great-free-photos-624818
Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries
Online exhibit of images of Jesus, related to Jaroslav Pelikan's works on changing historical perceptions of Christ.
Outstanding art history resources from the University of California Berkeley (some are restricted to UCB users only). http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ARTH/arthistresources.html
Networked resources on art and architecture, image collections, art journals online, etc.
A virtual library of university level resources: databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, etc. Created by librarians from the University of California and other educational institutions.
Mother of All Art History Link Pages
Web links to Internet resources related to art & art history. Categories include: Art History Departments; Research Resources; Resources for Visual Collections; Image Collections & Online Art; Fine Art Schools & Departments, Textual & Linguistic Resources, etc.
World Wide Web Virtual Library: History of Art
A collection of links relating to art history and computer applications in art history. The site is sponsored by CHArt (Computers and History of Art Group).
Yale Divinity School
Resources include images and text relating to the Bible, Christian history, mission work and China.
Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World
Materials published between 1850-1950, from the University of Chicago Library's Ancient Near East and Classics Collections. Topics: archaeology, art, history, language, law, and religions of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Nubia, Persia, and other ancient peoples of Anatolia and the Fertile Crescent, from the rise of Bronze Age Aegean culture through the Middle Ages.
The Perseus Encyclopedia
Articles on the ancient world: Architecture; Art terminology; Artist; Biography; Clothing; Furniture; Inscription; Literature; Miscellaneous; Music; Region; Theater and drama; Vase shape.
Baroque, Gothic, Renaissance
Web Gallery of Art
Searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1150-1800), contains over 11,000 reproductions. Includes artist index, glossary, and provenance.
Images of Medieval Art and Architecture
England and French cathedrals, castles, etc.
Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative
Repository of digital resources contributed by ATLA and ATS member libraries: images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and images of Christian art and iconography.
Please call or email Jennie Bartholomew, x458, with suggestions, questions, corrections.