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The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. More

Medieval/Gothic Art & Architecture: Images/Iconography

Digital Databases

ARTstor Home


Although this is an encyclopedia, one can also search for images.

Online Museums/Galleries

New York Carver - A comprehensive listing of Medieval Art Museums.

The Google Art Project: Like Street View for Museums
http://www.googleartproject.com/  gathers together seminal works from Germany, Russia, New York, and 14 other locations online. The interactive street-view-style interface makes even hairline cracks visible. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art are among the participating galleries.

 

Iconography

GENERAL SUBJECT DICTIONARIES
Dictionary of subjects and symbols in Art  Arch/FA REF N7560 H34 1979b
Encyclopedia of comparative iconography: themes depicted in works of art  Arch/FA REF N7560 E53 1998
Hall's illustrated dictionary of symbols in eastern and western art    Arch/FA REF N7740 H35 1994
Image as insight: visual understanding in western christianity and secular culture.   St. P BV 150 M47 1985
Dictionary of symbolism: cultural icons and the meanings behind them.  Arch/FA REF AZ 108 B5313 1994


CHRISTIAN SUBJECTS
The Oxford dictionary of saints. Daf REF BR 1710 F34 1997
Signs & symbols in Christian art. (Ferguson) Arch/FA REF 7830 F37 1961
Iconography of Christian Art, 2 vols. (Schiller) Arch/FA REF N 7830 S3513

Catholic Encyclopedia

Databases

Image Resources

Images Resources compiled by Janin Henri, UCLA is an excellent resource.