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Art History for Continuing Education: Art on the Web

A guide to resources for Art History.

Google Art Project


Explores museums from around the world with hundreds of artworks photographed in extremely high resolution.

Web Gallery of Art

The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism periods (1000-1850), currently containing over 29.000 reproductions.


7,500 + artists with links to images online.

Oxford resources

Bodleian Libraries subscription resources for Art can be accessed via Databases A-Z . Scroll down the subject listings on the left side of the screen and select Art and Architecture. You will need your Single Sign On to access most of these resources if you are not connected to the Oxford network, although some important free sites are included as well.

Resources include:

Free resources

There are many high quality information sources on the internet. A selection is listed on the Rewley House Continuing Education Library website. Key sites are shown in the boxes on the left, others include:

  Remote access

To access electronic journals and OxLIP+ databases off campus:

Sign on to SOLO, or OxLIP+  using your Single Sign On. This allows you to access most e-resources as if you were on campus. 

The Single Sign On is available to all students on award bearing courses who hold a full University card

For further information see the Bodleian Libraries remote access guide.

Association for Art Historians

The AAH is a UK-based membership organisation for those with a professional commitment to and interest in art history and visual culture.


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Tate archive digitisation project now on the web.