Art Bibliographies

Useful Online Resources

American Museum of Natural History ( This leads to the Web site of the museum's 1909-15 Congo Expedition, an intuitive presentation of photographs, specimens, field notes and publications.

Art History Resources on the Web

Explore Art  Images, artist biographies, definitions, catalog of 800,000 volumes and video clips of the Getty museum collection.

Hyden Planetarium ( offers visitors the chance to download the galaxy.Free software called Partview allows a user to view the same data on the Milky Way.

Morton Arboretum, Field Museum Of Natural History, Chicago Botanic Garden ( The three institutions have created an easy-to-use virtual herbarium of plants from the Chicago area.

Museum of Modern Art (New York City)

National Museum of Natural History

National Portrait Gallery Database of 11,000 works (paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, photographs) by person pictured, by artist, or by title.

The State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia) National Art Musuem of Russia with works by Leonardo da Vinci, Monet, Van Gogh


 Call Number

 Alleys and Back Buildings of Galveston  REF NA 8301 .B4  1996
 American Art  N 72 .S6 B55 2001
 American Ceramics  REF NK  4007  .C56  1988
 American Collection  N 6510 .A65 2001
 American Expressionism  N 6512.5 .E94 D55 2003
 American Home  NA 642 .L3 2001
 Anselm Kiefer  OVERSIZE M 6888 .KY3 A9513 2001
 An Anthology of African Art  N 7391.65 .A5713 2002
 Art and Architecture of the Texas Missions  NA 5230 .T4 Q57 2002
 Art a New History  N 5300 .J64 2003
 Art Deco  REF N 6494 .A7 B6813 1989
 Art Galleries of the World  REF N 410 .L36 2002
 Art in America  N 7380 .H54 2001
 Art of Africa  REF NB 1098 .K4713  1993
 The Art of Southeast Africa  N 7380.5 .K46 2002
 Artists of the Middle Ages  N 5975 .R684 2003
 Atlas of the World  OVERSIZE
 REF G 1021 A7545 2002
 Becoming Mona Lisa  ND 623 .L5 A7 2001
 Biographical Dictionary of Artists  REF N 40.B53    1995
 Bridgman’s Complete Guide
 to Drawing from Life
 NC 760 .B825 2001
 Buddhist Stupas in Asia  NA 5960 .W38 2001
 Ceramics of the World  REF NK  3780  .C37  1992
 Chagall  N 6999 .C46 A4 2003
 Cloisters of Europe  NA 4940 .F2813 2001
 Collective Willeto  NK 9798 .W53 A4 2002
 Comprehensive guide to outdoor
 sculpture in Texas
 REF NB 230 .T4 L58  1996
 Contemporary Latin American artists  REF N 6502.5 .C66 1993
 Dictionary of Art and Artist  REF N 31.M8    1969
 Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists  REF N 6512 .C854 1994
 Dictionary of Drawing  REF N 33.Z33    1986
 Dictionary of Texas Artists  REF N 6530 .T4 G73 1999
 Drawing Landscapes  NC 795 .P4 2002
 Encyclopedia of American Art  REF N 6505 .E5 1981
 Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques  REF NC 880 .M37  1992
 Ephemeral City  NA 735 .H68 E64 2003
 Galveston Architecture Guidebook

 REF NA 735 .G35 B43  1996 C. 2

 Great Art Treasures of
 the Hermitage Museum  V I & II
 REF N 3350 .A56 1994
 Great Cathedrals  OVERSIZE
 NA 5453 .S39 2002
 Gustav Klimt  N 6811.5 .K55 A4 2001
 Hieronymus Bosch  ND 653 .B65 A4 2001
 Impressionist Still Life  ND 1393 .F85 I47 2001
 Larousse Encyclopedia of Byzantine
 and Medieval Art
 REF N 5970 .H813 1963
 Larousse Encyclopedia of Modern Art  REF N 6450 .H813 1981
 Larousse Encyclopedia of Prehistoric
 and Ancient art
 REF N 5310 .H953 1962
 Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance
 and Baroque art
 REF N 6350 .H813 1981
 Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century  REF N 6502 .L3 1993
 Making Ceramic Sculpture  NK 4235 .A26 2001
 Masterpieces of Painting  REF N 582 .M25 A63 1988
 Matisse  OVERSIZE
 N 6853 .M33 S3513 2002
 Monet and Modernism  ND 553 .M7 A4 2001A
 New Dictionary of Modern Sculpture  REF NB 50 .N6813  1971
 New International Illustrated
 Encyclopedia of Art (24vols)
 REF N 31.N4    1969
 Oxford Dictionary of Art  REF N 33.O93   1988
 Painting Animals that Touch the Heart  NC 880 .H3555 2002
 Painting Landscapes in Oils  REF ND 1342 .G64  1991
 Paintings in the Louvre  REF N 2030 .A6779 1987
 The Partheon Frieze  NA 2965 .N45 2001
 Permanent Legacy  REF N 576 .H7 A63 1989
 Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art  REF N 6490 .P46 1973
 Pop Art US/UK Connections 1956-1966  N 6768.5 .P65 P665 2001
 Postmodern Ceramics  NK 3930 .D45 2001
 Rubens  ND 673 .R9 O674 2002
 Sculptures  NB 62 .S3713 2001
 Sister Wendy's American Collection  N 7477 .B414 2000
 Testimony Vernacular Art of
 the African American South
 N 6538 .N5 T425 2001
 Texas: 150 works from the Museum
 of Fine Arts, Houston
 N 6530 .T4 M87 2000
 Texas Public Buildings of
 the Nineteenth Century
 REF NA 730 .T5 R62 C. 2
 Thomas Eakins  N 6537 .E3 A4 2001
 Twentieth Century Art of Latin America  N 6502.5 .B36 2001
 Van Gogh and Gauguin  OVERSIZE
 ND 653 .G7 D76 2001
 Victorian Painters  REF  N 6796 .D53 1995
 Women Artists   REF N 6350 .H35 1978



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