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History of Art - Visual Resources Centre: Digital Resources

A selection of websites and databases relevant to the History of Art. Please check individual sites for terms and conditions regarding copyright and use of images. Some sites allow you to freely download images for educational use, whilst others are simply for viewing the material.

Other Resources

Please see the Art & Architecture LibGuide for extensive lists of collections and databases relevant to the History of Art.


The Visual Resources Centre is open

Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm

Friday 9am - 4pm

If you would like to view the collections or have a question related to the resources please email the Visual Resources Assistant Francesca Issatt at

01865 286839

History of Art Department
University of Oxford
Suite 9, Littlegate House
St Ebbe’s, Oxford
OX1 1PT, United Kingdom