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ART 281 Art History Renaissance to Baroque

Evaluate Your Other Internet Sources

Carefully select sources to update and expand your information

  • Ask a librarian or your instructor
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Author
    • Authenticity
    • Currency
  • No Wikipedia nor Google for Art History
    • images may contain malware
    • information about images may be inaccurate

Detroit Institute of Arts

Search for Art

  • ART tab, choose Search for Art from the menu
    • Use the Refine and Sort menu
    • Choose by Department (such as European Painting) and Date (such as 1300 to 1750)
  • View an individual work for historical context and details about the work and artist

Plan a visit

  • Use the VISIT tab for hours, parking, admissions and location information

Toledo Museum of Art

Browse/Search the Collection


  • Choose Collection in the ART tab menu
  • Browse one of the collections, such as Paintings
  • Filter by Date (1300 - 1750); and Department (European)
  • View details about the work and artist
  • Filter by On View, if you plan to visit

Search at Toledo Museum of Art - Search the Collection

  • Choose Collection in the ART tab menu
  • Enter madonna in the Search the Collection box
  • Filter - Refine Results: Date 1300 to 1750
  • View Details about a particular work

Provenance and Repatriation

Provenance and Repatriation - Toledo Museum of Art

  • Learn more about the record of ownership of an artwork (provenance), how to read a provenance and how the Museum documents and resolves ownership claims.
  • Read about examples of artworks from the Museum collections, such as four 14th Century Manuscript Leaves, that have been de-accessioned and returned to the Venice State Archive.

Plan a Visit

  •  Use the VISIT tab to find out about special events and plan a visit

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