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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

Renaissance/Baroque Art: Images/Iconography

Online Museums/Galleries

The Google Art Project: Like Street View for Museums  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: Classical/Mythological

™Dictionary of subjects and symbols in art.  ARCH/FA REF N 7560 H34 1979b
™Studies in iconology; humanistic themes in the art of the Renaissance. ARCH/FA N 6370 P3 1962
™Pagan mysteries in the Renaissance. Storage, 709.45 W722 Pa.

Digital Databases

ARTstor home 

Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century
This is a Getty initiative and is a digital catalogue produced by the national gallery of Art, Washington.

Getty Images
Includes stock photography, editorial photos, and some moving images.

Flickr Commons
A free public collection of photographs from major photography archives. Contributors include the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, and more.

Iconography: Christian

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 Eycyclopedia

Image Resources

Images Resources compiled by Janin Henri, UCLA is an excellent resource! Why invent the wheel?

Iconography: General

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