Below is an intentionally short list of resources to use with those in the Research, Research strategy, & Art Topics pages

Artist: History

.....Harris, N. The Artist in American Society: Formative Years 1790-1860
.....Martindale, A. Rise of the Artist in the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance
.....Tatarkiewicz, W. Classification of the Arts
...............(How has the artist been viewed thru history?)
.....Wittkower & Wittkower, Born Under Saturn: The Character and Conduct
..........o of Artists, A Documented History from Antiquity to the French Revolution
.....Wittkower, R. Genius: Individualism in Art and Artists

Portraits of artists
..New! .Arnold Newman's Incredible Artist Portraits mymodernmet.com
.....Portraits of Artists Smithsonian....

Primary sources
.....Artist and Studio
.....Interviews with American Artists (Smithsonian Archives of American Art)
.....Letters of Vincent van Gogh, with sketches Van Gogh Museum
..........Amazon listing of van Gohh's letters
..New! .Journal of Eugene Delacroix Open Library . . . Amazon listing
.....Tate Digitised Archive Items: A million + items related to artists and art

Research tools
.....Art Story: Modern Art Insight
.....Artists' Biography Research Guide Getty Research Institute.
.....Union List of Artists' Names Getty Research Institute

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