Research Links

Students Researching 


Olin Library:

Your Librarian is Angelina Altobellis

Olin Art Research Guide

Dictionaries, Lists and Catalogs:



Dictionary of Art Historians

Artist's signatures 

George Eastman House

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History on the Met website 

Rare books

Virtual Catalog for Art History

ArtLex dictionary

Artcyclopedia site with links to image sources

Archives and Image Collections:

ARTstor  For assistance in navigating ARTstor or troubleshooting ARTstor issues, please email the Visual Resources Curator or visit the VRC's ARTstor page.

Rollins College Digital Image Collections contain copyrighted, licensed and copyright free materials available to the Rollins College community for noncommercial educational and scholarly purposes, such as classroom projection, class assignments, research, etc.  To request password authorization and/or assistance navigating the collections in CONTENTdm, please email the Visual Resources Curator or visit the VRC's CONTENTdm page. German site

Art Images for College Teaching (AICT)

British Library

Census for Renaissance art 

Creative Commons

Iconclass for iconography

Index of Christian Art at Princeton 

International Foundation for Art Research 

The Medici Archive Project 

For Ancient topics, the Perseus Project, Tufts

Smithsonian Institution Research service 

VADS image catalogue

Virtual Catalogue ArtServe of Australia National University

Web Gallery of Art

Wellesley: image wiki plus information about free and fair use

Wikimedia Commons (images, sounds, videos)

World Images Kiosk 70,000 images 


Fitwilliam Museum at Cambridge

Morgan Library

Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux at the Metropolitan Museum

The Louvre catalogue 

National Gallery of Canada

The Centre for Contemporary Art online database


Google Art Project

Portuguese, Flemish, Italian, Spanish, French

Fondacion Lazaro Galdiano - Spanish, Flemish, Italian

Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian, ongoing project

Private Spanish Collection - Italian, Flemish, Spanish paintings



St. Peter’s Rome

Islamic architectural history

Emblem Project

Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The Hague) illuminated manuscripts with comprehensive bibliographies can search by iconography

Media Art Database of Virtual Art

Digital Dada Library, U. Iowa

Goettweig Monastery Collection



The Musée Picasso, Paris

Glasgow University correspondence of Whistler

Hunterian Art Gallery's on-line catalogue of Whistler works

William Blake

Piero Della Francesca:

Maya more of a portal than a website, but an amazingly rich resource

American art in French public collections, called LaFayette


Churches in Rome

Miles Chappell's bibliography of Florentine Baroque Art