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ArtStor on YouTube

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

English and Continental Portrait Miniatures Bibliography

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.

Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals

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.

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