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Art and Love in the Italian Renaissance
Background Information--In Print
Welcome to the resource guide for Southern Renaissance Art! Use this guide to find books, articles, images, and other resources about Southern Renaissance Art. Here you can find sources of information about art of the 14th-16th centuries in Spain, Italy and Portugal.
The University of St. Thomas Libraries have a wealth of information in print and online about artists and their art. Please contact me if you have need help with your research or to add suggestions to this guide. For basic introductions, see the Oxford Art Online.
Oxford Art Online This link opens in a new window
The most exhaustive background source for art research. Encyclopedias, dictionaries, the Grove Dictionary of Art and several other resources. Includes extensive image archives from several major North American museums. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
ARTstor This link opens in a new window
A searchable database of more than 1 million images, covering many time periods, cultures and disciplines. Users can search, view and download images.
A Companion to the Worlds of the Renaissance
Provides background information --economics, intellectual life, social conditions--of the Renaissance.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Access to full-text available through UST subscription resources. Click "Get it@UST Libraries." to get free full-text
Gale in Context: Biography This link opens in a new window
Biography in Context includes over 700,000 biographical entries covering more than 400,000 notable international figures from all time periods and areas of study.
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