ArtStor is a subscription database available by clicking Search Collections and then View Online Resources. This online repository holds hundreds of thousands of digital from participating organizations, including the Cleveland Museum of Art. While the basics of how to navigate ArtStor are fairly obvious, there are some nuances to the interface that might prove useful
Seven years in the making, the Pewter Collectors’ Club of America has published a unique volume entitled Collecting Antique Pewter: What to Look For and What to Avoid.
Though the details of Pieter Bruegel's life are not entirely known, the literature on his oeuvre is significant. Newly published, Bruegel: the Complete Paintings, Prints and Drawings is a welcome addition.
The portrait miniature is a form that developed from manuscript illumination in the 16th century in Europe and continued for over four hundred years. Its practitioners worked predominantly in watercolor and gouache on vellum and ivory, but also in enamel. The Cleveland Museum of Art has an extensive collection of portrait miniatures a selection of which are on display in the gallery of British art in the 1916 building. The following is a bibliography of important texts on English and Continental portrait miniatures.
The Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals is the sole online index to 42 art journals published in the U.S. during that century. As the name implies, the index covers 1800-1899. It provides essential information on artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, architecture and design, exhibitions and sales, decoration, and collecting. The index contains more than 26,000 records.