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Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online

Comprehensive online resource covering all aspects of visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.


  • Full text of the Dictionary of Art - encyclopaedia  of world art from prehistory to the present in over 45,000 articles
  • Full text of The Oxford Companion to Western Art
  • New and updated content added regularly
  • 1500 colour images and line drawings
  • Links to the Art Resource searchable image database
  • Links to over 40,000 images on museum and gallery websites

Free to use in your library or from any computer connected to the internet if you have a library card.

Go to Oxford Art Online.

If you're not in a library you will need to enter the number on your library card.