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Art & Artists
Bridgeman Art Library Archive
Call Number: E-Book in Credo Reference
Founded in 1972, the Bridgeman Art Library works with museums, art galleries and artists to make the best art available for reproduction. The result is an outstanding archive of images drawn from collections throughout the world. Every subject, concept, style and medium is represented, from the masterpieces of national museums to the hidden treasures of private collections. Fine art is just one of the sources of images; design, antiques, maps, architecture, furniture, glass, ceramics, anthropological artefacts and many others also feature in the collection. This work contains over 44,000 images.
A Biographical Dictionary of Artists by
Call Number: Credo Reference E-book
Publication Date: 1995
"Covering over 1300 artists, this comprehensive and detailed reference source ... is made up of alphabetically arranged entries for painters, architects, and sculptors from pre-Christian times to the present ... with many Asian and African artists included. Each artist's entry includes dates, training, career, influences on his or her work, and, for approximately one-third of the artists, a bibliography of further reading."
National Gallery of London Collection
Call Number: Credo Reference DE-Book
"The National Gallery Collection is comprised of high definition images from the National Gallery, London. Each entry includes a description of the work along with its artist, medium, dimensions, acquisition credit, and date made." Image: Greuze's "Child with an Apple"
If the Paintings Could Talk by
Call Number: Credo Reference E-Book
Publication Date: 2009
"Reveals the hidden histories of paintings in the National Gallery, London. With a treasury of fascinating facts, discoveries, and tales, this book describes the flight a work took down a mountainside and the portrait that appeared in a James Bond film, among many other entertaining events and stories."