Dictionaries (selected list)
The following are selected art dictionaries held in the Library's collections. You may also want to try searching the Library Catalog using keywords such as art and dictionary.
- Concise Oxford dictionary of art terms / Clark
- Dictionary of painters and engravers / Bryan
- Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays / Benezit
- From abacus to Zeus : a handbook of art history / Pierce
- Grove's dictionary of art (also available online as Oxford Art Online)
- Yale dictionary of art and artists / Langmuir
Encyclopedias (selected list)
The following are selected art encyclopedias held in the Library's collections. You may also want to try searching the Library Catalog using keywords such as art and encyclopedia.
Finding Online Reference Books
View a complete list of Electronic Encyclopedias in the Oviatt Library Catalog
To limit the list by subject or title:
- Click the Modify Search button.
- In the Keyword Search screen, type subject or title words in the second search box (under "encyclopedias").
- Click the Submit Search button. (Note: once you've modified the search, it will list both online and print encyclopedias. You can recognize an online encyclopedia by the [electronic resource] tag after the title.)