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Art History: Guide to Research: Bibliography

To find a subject bibliography on your subject

You should be aware that there are topographical art bibliographies, selected bibliographies, etc. To identify such publications, consult entries in encyclopedias like Grove online, Contemporary Artists , etc., or perform a BISON keyword search using the artist's name and bibliography or the name of the work of art and bibliography.

K = matisse AND K = bibliography

Catalogues Raisonnés list the complete works of an artist, often including a comprehensive bibliography and can be useful in identifying additional information and verifying titles, dates, etc. Use a keyword search -- artist's name and the term (catalogue raisonne)

Picasso AND catalogue raisonne

Example: Picasso: the Blue and Rose Periods; a Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings, 1900-1906


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